Football presenter Alex Scott has told how she was nearly kidnapped by an Uber driver while working in Russia during the 2018 World Cup

Alex Scott has revealed how she was almost kidnapped by a rogue Uber driver in Russia

who told her: ”Girls like you, I kill.”

she was working for the BBC at the World Cup in Moscow in 2018.

She only managed to escape after convincing the “sicko”

she was a friend of Russian president Vladimir Putin, having met him that morning.

Alex says the BBC usually insisted that staff use official, pre-booked cars while on work trips.