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Former Colombian soccer star Diego Osorio arrested trying to smuggle kilo of cocaine in his underwear

October 17, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Former Colombian soccer star Diego Osorio arrested trying to smuggle kilo of cocaine in his underwear

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Former Colombian soccer star Diego Osorio was arrested attempting to board a flight to Europe with over a kilo of cocaine hidden in his pants last week.

According to ESPN, authorities found the cocaine concealed in Osorio’s underwear as he prepared to board a flight bound for Madrid, where he currently resides from the Jose Maria Cordova International Airport in Rionegro, Colombia, last Thursday.

Police found the cocaine weighing 1.145kg, worth an estimated street value of $60,000, fastened inside the underwear of Diego Osorio.

The former soccer star reportedly admitted to authorities during questioning he agreed to smuggle the cocaine to pay off a mounting debt.

Authorities released a video showing Osorio, sporting a navy shirt, looking down while agents inspected the contents found in a bag he was carrying containing the drugs.

It wouldn’t be the first time Diego Osorio has found himself JammedUp with the law. He was previously busted in Miami for cocaine trafficking back in August of 2002.

The 46-year-old Osorio played defender for Athletico Nacional Medellin, which ironically was the team funded by the late Colombian cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar in the 70’s and 80’s.

Additionally, Osorio played for the Colombian national team a total of 17 times, appearing in two Copa Americas competitions in 1991-93 and also represented Colombia at the 1992 Olympic Games.

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