New controversy in English football for another violation of the coronavirus protocol, although this time it was outside the team’s concentration. In this case there have been three footballers, Tammy Abraham and Ben Chillwell of Chelsea, and Jadon Sancho of Borussia Dortmund, who have been hunted at a party with more than six people, the maximum established by local law for meetings,
As reported by The Sun, there were at least 20 people at the surprise party for the Chelsea striker, without any preventive measure to avoid contagion: no masks, no social distance.
England stars Ben Chilwell, Tammy Abraham and Jadon Sancho flout Covid rules at a party pic.twitter.com/r6Qg1RTjvP
— The Sun (@TheSun) October 5, 2020
“It was a great party. We wanted to do something fun for his birthday, but maybe we don’t think it through“Said one of the attendees, says the aforementioned media. A party that may have cost attendees dear, since the fines for omitting this regulation are around 11.000 euros.
However, Abraham wanted to apologize when he saw all the commotion generated: “On Saturday night I got home to find that a small surprise meeting had been organized with my family and close friends to celebrate my birthday. Although I was totally unaware that this was planned, I would like to apologize with all my heart for the naivety shown by all “.
“I recognize that I have a responsibility both in my professional and personal life to honor and respect the rules and I am deeply sorry that this has happened. All I can do is learn from it, apologize to everyone and make sure it never happens again“he added.