How it works:
- Version 1: no real football is being played. However, a scammer comes close to you, asks if you play football and do some tricks. As he distracts you, an accomplice steals from you.
- Version 2: strangers approach you to play a football game on the streets. You think this is normal since Spain is famous for its football. This however, is to distract you to steal your valuables.
- Version 3: as you walk pass a game of football, a player dribbles up to you and perform some tricks. When you are distracted, an accomplice picks your pockets.
Places to beware:
- Barcelona: Las Ramblas
What to do: