“I think I’m the one that did it,” Simpson said, via SportsNet.ca. “I don’t know. I grabbed it and was excited, and all of a sudden, it got a little (loose.) Some glue and some duct tape and it’ll be good."
This makes the Grey Cup by far the most fumbled trophy in all of major sports. By comparison, the Lombardi Trophy has never been broken. Hey, there's a reason these guys didn't make it to the NFL.
Stanley Cup: Was never actually broken, per se, but the Cup has been: left by the side of the road following repair of a flat tire (later recovered); dented in various places; dropped into a bonfire; and this:
In 1905, a member of the Ottawa Senators tried to drop kick the Cup across the Rideau Canal. The attempt failed, and the Cup was not retrieved until the next day; luckily the canal was still frozen over.
Copa del Rey Trophy: After winning the Copa del Rey in 2011, Real Madrid players displayed the trophy atop a double-decker bus during their victory parade in Madrid. But Sergio Ramos dropped it, and the bus ran over it, smashing it into 10 pieces.
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