One would think that if you play defense, like Schalke’s Dennis Aogo, that you would remember to never let your guard down. If you forget, well, you could have a nice handbag stolen from you in broad daylight.
The 29-year-old German was giving a brief interview after checking in at the airport ahead of his side’s Europa League clash against Shakthar Donetsk, when he suddenly noticed his luxury bag had mysteriously disappeared.
Aogo naturally and wishfully assumed his teammates were playing a joke on him. But when this was not the case, Aogo’s fight-or-flight response must have kicked in, especially given that his laptop was also in the bag.
Here is some footage where you can see Aogo having his handbag checked by security: