Chelsea defender Reece James’ car window smashed as thieves steal charity gifts

Chelsea star Reece James has warned thieves who broke into his car and stole gifts he was due to donate to charity: “What goes around comes around”.

James, 21, has been working closely with The Felix Project, donating £10,000 to the food charity and helping them serve up meals to a number of hungry children.

But while he was doing so on Wednesday, thieves smashed the England right-back’s car window and broke into the vehicle to steal presents he was due to donate to the project later in the day.

James wrote on Instagram: “Another rewarding experience with the Felix Project today serving meals to the younger generation.

“Hopefully we spread some joy ahead of a challenging Christmas period.

“Unfortunately, I was met with huge disappointment when returning to my car.

“During the event, someone felt the need to break in and steal gifts that I was due to go and donate later in the day.

“What goes around comes around”.

James has become an integral member of Frank Lampard’s Chelsea squad since returning from a loan spell at Wigan to make his debut last season.

He also made his England debut back in October and has earned another three caps since.

Now the Lambeth-born star is determined to give back to society and help transform people’s lives.

James recently told the Evening Standard: “When I grew up, I was around a few of my friends who didn’t have the privilege of having food all the time.

Get the latest transfer news straight into your inbox!

Want to be on the ball with all of the latest football news?

Well then sign up for the brilliant new Daily Star Sport email newsletter!

From the latest transfer news to the agenda-setting stories, get it all in your email inbox.

How do you sign up?

It only takes a matter of seconds.

Simply type your email address into the box at the top of this article and hit 'subscribe'.

And that's it, job done. You'll receive an email with all of the top news stories every single morning.

You can find out more information on our email newsletter on this link here.

“I saw what it can do and how it can change people’s lives, so I wanted to come and help.

“You can’t really do anything if you don’t have food in your body, so it starts with that — it makes you feel normal.”

Source: Read Full Article