Vladimir Putin Offers to Replace Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl Ring

June 21, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A new layer of intrigue was added to the Super Bowl ring feud between New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Russian president Vladimir Putin on Friday, as Putin offered to replace the ring that has become the center of a controversy. 
CBS Sports' Josh Katzowitz had the report (via the AFP). In it, Putin proposes a solution to the now world-famous ring gaffe that would saddle Kraft with a replica of the ring he no longer possesses. Here's an excerpt of Putin's quotes from the piece:
You know, I do not remember either Mr. Kraft or the ring...They handed out some sorts of souvenirs...But if it is such a valuable thing to Mr. Kraft and his team, I have a proposal. 
We will ask our enterprises to craft a really good, noticeable thing—so it is clear that it is expensive, made of a good metal, with a rock—so that this jewel is passed on from generation to generation in the team whose interests Mr. Kraft represents. I think that this would be the...

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