Tom Brady’s stolen jersey from this year’s Super Bowl has been recovered after being found in the possession of an unidentified member of the international media, according to the NFL.
The league announced Monday that the Patriot quarterback’s game-worn jerseys from Super Bowl LI and another, missing from Super Bowl XLIX, were retrieved after an investigation led by the FBI.
The jerseys were found in Mexico and currently are being authenticated by authorities, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said.
“Through the cooperation of the NFL and New England Patriots’ security teams, the FBI and other law enforcement authorities, the Super Bowl LI jersey worn last month by MVP Tom Brady has been recovered,” the NFL said in its statement. “Also retrieved during the ongoing investigation was the jersey Brady wore in the Patriots’ victory in
The first investigating agency, the Houston police department classified the theft as a first-class felony. The thief has not yet been identified, but is a ‘credentialed member of the international media’ according to the NFL, and the individual sold off the jerseys to the same person.
Jay Glazer of Fox Sports also offered up another unbelievable twist in the story, revealing that the Denver Broncos believe this same man might have stolen the helmet and cleats belonging to 2016 Super Bowl MVP Von Miller.
That would mean that the thief stole memorabilia from the past three winners Super Bowl MVP recipients.
Super Bowl XLIX against the Seahawks in 2015.
Brady looking in his bag for the missing jersey after this year’s Super Bowl win.