Soccer Fan Gets Colombia Jerseys In Mail Sliced Up – By Way Of His Irate Ex-Wife

OK, you ready for this one? He ordered World Cup jerseys for himself and his wife, but they got sent to his ex-wife's house. The jerseys got ... well, I don't want to spoil the story, but it was so amazing, he called Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser for help.

If you are a big soccer fan, this is the best time of the year.

Making it even better: sitting with a South Florida crowd watching their teams play in the World Cup, even if you are not from that country.

"I love Colombia because they have a great team and my wife is from Colombia. Of course, I want to support her and her country," said Bob Blair, who is an American. 

He said he couldn't wait to watch Colombia and the U.S. play their games in the World Cup with his wife Margore.

"So I bought me a Colombian jersey and my wife a Colombian jersey," he said.

Bob also bought his 25-year-old son from a previous marriage a U.S. soccer jersey and placed the order through his son's online account with But Bob did not want the three jerseys sent to his son and ex-wife's home.

"We specifically wanted to make sure that the jerseys went to my address and not my son's or my ex-wife's address," Bob said.

But the jerseys were sent to Bob's ex-wife's house. His son brought the box to him.

"I opened it up. The two jerseys were cut in half, and I knew exactly that she had found those jerseys, my ex-wife, and she cut them right down the middle," he said.

The American jersey for his son was fine.

"He was speechless," Bod said referring to his son. "He had nothing to say. He knew that his mom had cut them up. My son asked her, and she denied that she did anything."

Now, Bob and his ex-wife have been divorced for eight years. You don't have to be a marriage counselor to see they are not the best of friends, but Bob says even this surprises him.

"This happened eight years ago, and they say time heals a wound, but I'm waiting for the wound to heal," he said.

Bob called the jersey company. They said they sent it to the address he specified, that they were not responsible and were not replacing the sliced-up jerseys. So Bob and his Colombian wife went to watch the next soccer game, wearing their $100 dollar matching, sliced-up Colombian jerseys.

"The first Colombian game with the jerseys cut in half, so we did have the jerseys on and we're pulling for Colombia and their group, and so if doesn't replace them, then we will wear them as they are, cut in half."

We spoke to, the company Bob bought the jerseys from. They told us they sent the jerseys to the address listed on the form, that they did not make a mistake. But when we told them what happened, they were amazed. then refunded Bob's money and even sent him a $50 gift card.

"I fell in love with soccer," Bob said.

Bob and Margore can now buy two more jerseys to cheer for Colombia, and won't have to wear their one-of-a-kind sliced-up jerseys anymore.

"I have a beautiful wife, I'm cheering for the USA for World Cup soccer, and go Colombia and the rest of the teams," Bob said.

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