- Daniel Sturridge, former Liverpool star finally reunites with his missing dog
- The 29-year-old striker took to social media to confirm his pet was missing
- Sturridge revealed thieves broke into his building and stole the dog
Former Liverpool star Daniel Sturridge has re-united with his missing pet dog Lucci close to 24 hours after he announced the domestic animal went missing.
The 29-year-old, who was released by the reigning Champions League winners said earlier this week that thieves broke into Los Angeles apartment and stole the dog.
Sport Bible however confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that the striker's dog has been returned to him.
According to the publication, the authorities also claimed that they do not believe those who returned the dog may not be involved with the theft.
Sturridge was said to have offered a £30,000 reward to anyone who can bring back the dog and made several appeals to his social media platforms on Tuesday.
And on Wednesday morning, Twitter user 'Killa Fame' responded with several pictures and a video claiming to have located Lucci saying: "Man i got him."
Sturridge said after discovering his dog has been stolen that: "Listen, someone has broken into the house in LA, took my dog from the house. Listen, whoever knows who broke into my crib, I'll pay you anything, I'm dead serious."
"I want to know who took my s***. I wanna know what's went on. I wanna know why they took my dog. I wanna know why they took bags from upstairs.
"I want to know what the f**** going on. How can you break into someone's house in LA and take a dog? Are you crazy? You break into a house and take a dog?"
He offered '20 or 30' grand to anyone who could bring back his dog: "Whoever brings my dog back, 20 grand, straight up. Straight up. 20 Gs. 30 Gs, whatever. Bring my dog back. Bring my dog back to this house, I am moving out of this b**** anyway.
"Bring the dog back to this address. I'll be moving out tomorrow or the next day.
"I want my dog back and I'll pay whatever, it don't matter, it don't matter the cost. 20 or 30 grand, bring my dog back.
"You aren't going to get more than that anyway, and if you are, let me know and I'll pay more than them. I want my dog back."
Earlier, it was reported that Daniel Sturridge has begged the public for help after burglars broke into his house to steal his dog while he was away with his friends in a restaurant.
The former Liverpool star came back home only to find out his dog was stolen and some items including bags were also stolen.
The 29-year-old striker immediately took to social media to appeal for the return of his dog and also put his house address on Instagram as well as agreeing to pay ransom for his pet.
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