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Footballer Daniel Sturridge: I’ll pay anything to get stolen dog back

The former Liverpool striker said his pet had been taken from a home in Los Angeles.

Daniel Sturridge (Richard Sellers/PA)
Daniel Sturridge (Richard Sellers/PA)

Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is appealing for the return of his dog after he said the pet was stolen from a house in Los Angeles.

The 29-year-old, without a club after being released by the Champions League winners this summer, posted a video to Instagram on Tuesday showing a broken glass door, which he said was where thieves broke in and took his dog as well as a number of bags.

He said in the video: “Somebody’s broke into the house in LA, took my dog from the house. Listen, whoever knows who broke into my crib, I’ll pay you anything. I’m dead serious. I wanna know who took my shit. I wanna know what’s went on. I wanna know why they’ve took my dog. I wanna know why they’ve took bags from upstairs. I want to know what the f***’s going on.”

He added: “How can you break into a house in LA and take somebody’s dog? Are you crazy? You’ve come into a house to take a dog? Yo, somebody please find my dog. I’ll pay anything, I’m dead serious. I want my dog back man.”

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In a separate post, Sturridge shared what appeared to be CCTV footage of a group of men in black hoodies outside the property in West Hollywood.

Sturridge has previously posted pictures and videos of his dog Lucci, a Pomeranian who also has his own Instagram account.

Police in Los Angeles were unable to confirm whether or not the incident had been reported to them.

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