England veteran was defrosting the windscreen at the time.
Police have confirmed that Manchester United midfield player Paul Scholes had his 4×4 stolen from outside his house, as he defrosted the windscreen with the engine running.
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The grey Chevrolet Captiva was taken from the driveway in Oldham, northwest England, just before 8:00 am (0700 GMT) on Monday, Greater Manchester Police said in a statement.
Media reports said the former England player had gone back inside his house while the engine was melting ice on the vehicle, which retails from 22,905 pounds ($,36,000 27,000 euros) in Britain, and returned to find it gone.
Scholes, 38, has spent his entire career at Old Trafford, where Chevrolet is a sponsor, and made more than 700 appearances for the club, as well as 66 for England.
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