Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic apologised on Thursday after travelling to Serbia and breaking self-isolation guidelines put in place to restrict the unfold of coronavirus.
Jovic claims he was given permission to fly to his residence nation of Serbia by Real Madrid, who went into quarantine final week after one of many membership’s basketball gamers examined optimistic for the virus.
But after arriving in Belgrade, in accordance with Spanish newspaper AS, the 22-year-old was “seen on the streets of the capital, celebrating the birthday of his girlfriend”.
The native press in Belgrade has reported that Jovic was visited by police, though it’s not clear whether or not prices will probably be introduced towards him.
“First of all, I am very sorry that I am the main topic (of debate) these days, and I am sorry that people are constantly writing about me and not about the main protagonists in the fight against this crisis, who are the doctors and all those who work in healthcare,” Jovic wrote on social media.
“In Madrid, my Covid-19 take a look at was unfavorable. So I made a decision to journey to Serbia, to assist and assist our individuals, along with being near my household, with the permission of my membership.
“When I arrived in Serbia, they gave me the take a look at and it got here out unfavorable. I’m very sorry that some individuals haven’t completed their job professionally and haven’t given me particular directions on how I ought to behave throughout my isolation.
“In Spain, it is allowed to go to buy food or buy products in pharmacies, which does not happen here (in Serbia). I apologise to everyone if in any way I have hurt or put someone in danger. I hope that together we can overcome all this.”
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