More Than A Ton Of Lionel Messi Branded Cocaine Seized In Peru

PERU — Investigators say more than a ton of cocaine, which was branded with a picture of soccer superstar Lionel Messi, was seized in Peru.

The street value of the cocaine is estimated to be $91M.  The exact weight of the cocaine was 1,417 kilograms (3,123 pounds).

The cocaine was found inside a shipping container.  No other details have been released at this time. There is no suspicion that Messi was involved in the case.

Watch a Spanish-language news report about the cocaine seizure below: