5 trophy mishaps after Geraint Thomas’ Tour de France trophy is stolen

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Geraint Thomas’ Tour de France trophy was stolen after being displayed at the Cycle Show in Birmingham.

Team Sky had been displaying all three Grand Tour trophies – which were won by Thomas and Chris Froome between September last year and July this year – at various events across the country.

Here, Press Association Sport looks at some other silverware mishaps.

1966 World Cup

Pickles and his owner David Corbett found the stolen World Cup trophy in 1966 (PA)

Calcutta Cup

Calcutta Cup
The Calcutta Cup was made in 1878 (PA)

Copa del Rey

Sergio Ramos
Sergio Ramos dropped the Copa del Rey trophy off a bus (Nick Potts/PA)

Shenzhen commemorative plate

Andy Murray
Andy Murray suffered off-court embarrassment in Shenzhen (Adam Davy/PA)

Campeonato Paulista

Brazil great Ronaldo was part of the successful Corinthians side of 2009 (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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