MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich is fining France midfielder Corentin Tolisso for flouting coronavirus precautions to get a tattoo.
The Bundesliga large mentioned in a press release that Tolisso had violated membership pointers for avoiding the virus. He was given a “heavy advantageous” and ignored of the squad for Saturday’s recreation in opposition to Hoffenheim, which Bayern received 4-1.
Tolisso discovered himself in bother with the membership because of the circulation on social media of an image of him getting a tattoo with out carrying a masks. The tattoo artist was additionally not carrying a masks, and the studio ought to have been closed on account of a present lockdown as Germany bids to cut back infections.
The membership didn’t say what the tattoo was.
Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidžić mentioned Tolisso’s advantageous could be one “that he’ll really feel.”
The participant later apologized on Twitter.
“I hereby need to apologize for my misconduct. I’m sorry to have disobeyed the laws of my membership and the DFL (German soccer league). I do know that I’ve upset our Followers and FC Bayern Munich. I’m sorry!” Tolisso wrote.
Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge referred to the membership’s pointers.
“We’re very grateful that the Bundesliga video games can presently happen regardless of the prevailing coronavirus state of affairs. The prerequisite for that is that gamers, coaches and supervisors adhere to the principles of the league’s hygiene idea in an exemplary method,” Rummenigge mentioned.
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