Russians shoot down Kraft’s Super ring theft story

By on June 16, 2013

Ok, when the Patriots messed with the Rams and other NFL teams by videotaping their practices, that was one thing.

Now, our friends to the North are in a cold war with Russia.

On Sunday, a spokesperson for Russian president Vladimir Putin said it was “weird” that Pats president Robert Kraft is saying once again he stole his Super Bowl ring.

In 2005 the Pats visited Russia and according to Putin, Kraft gave him his Super Bowl ring. But in 2007, Kraft’s late wife, Myra, said it wasn’t a gift and just last week Kraft himself basically accused Putin of ripping him off.

But Sunday, the spokesman gave CNN his side of the story: “What Mr. Kraft is saying now is weird. I was standing 20 centimeters away from him and and Mr. Putin and saw and heard how Mr. Kraft gave this ring as a gift.”

Normally we would side with the good old U.S.A. on this one, but this is the Patriots we are talking about, so ..


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