Footballers epitomizes the dream and the level of greatness that most of their Fans wish to reach. Many Football enthusiasts adopt a particular fashion trend or hairstyle just because their idol in football did the same.
These Football Players aren't just Role Models to the Fans watching them in the Football Stadiums or at home on the television, they are literally living the dream of their Fans.
This is why it's important these football Stars lead a lifestyle Worthy of emulation and lead by example because they have a lot of kids in the younger generation that are looking up to them and want to become what they are.
While there are a lot of footballers like Marcus Rashford, Antonio Rudiger, Cristiano Ronaldo and Mesut Ozil that are involved in philanthropy works, there are Others that have led a lifestyle of transgressions in their career, afterall they are just normal Human being like all of us.
However, the transgressions committed by some of them were so huge that they are had to pay a hefty fine or serve a jail time as means of correcting their stray Attitude. In this article, you'll find out about the crime that Chelsea's Marcos Alonso and other 4 footballer committed and the recompense they went through.
1. Marcos Alonso
A lot of Chelsea Fans don't know about this but Marcos Alonso had a bit of an uneasy life in the past. Marcos Alonso is one of the Chelsea Star that's having a Career resurgence under Thomas Tuchel. He was already on the fringe before he became Tuchel's main Left-back ahead of £50million rated Ben Chilwell.
Marcos Alonso was a graduate of Real Madrid academy before the Spanish giant sold him to Bolton Wanderers in England where he made his name. According to Marcos Alonso's Wikipedia page and a publication made by the Guardian in 2011, Marcos Alonso committed a driving offense that led to the death of a woman 10 years ago.
There were traces of alcohol in his system while over speeding in a rainy weather. In 2016, he was sentenced to 21 Months imprisonment but was later fined €61,000 and was ban from driving for 3 years and 4 months.
2. Andre Onana
Andre Onana might have been the Goalkeeper that Arsenal signed last Summer according to Goal but the Gunners took a step back following the ongoing litigation that the African Goalkeeper has with UEFA.
Earlier this year in February, the Ajax Goalkeeper failed a doping test after testing positive to Furosemide. Goal reported that Andre Onana maintained that he mistakenly ingested the drug as it was prescribed to him by his wife. He was initially banned for a year but he reached a breakthrough in his Appeal as his ban was reduced to 9 months and he'll be able to represent Ajax next Month.
3. Jerome Boateng
The Former Bayern Munich Defender who was an integral part of the Bavarian Sextuple glory in 2020 was found guilty of assaulting his former partner earlier this month.
According to Goal, He was first brought up in court in 2018 when he was still with the Woman. His offense warrants that he spent a maximum of 5 years in prison but the Judge was lenient with him. Goal reported that Jerome Boateng will pay a fine of £1.5million in 60 installments to his former partner.
4. Lucas Hernandez
France International and UEFA Nation's League medalist Lucas Hernandez was recently sentenced to 6 Months jail time. In 2017, he was placed on restraining order after having a violent argument with his girlfriend.
He reportedly violated that restraining order and will be in prison for 6 months because of that. Punch, Daily Post, Goal and Give Me Sport reported that Lucas Hernandez was allowed to chose where he wishes to serve his sentence.
5. Quincy Promes
The Dutchman was arrested in 2020 over an allegation that he stabbed a family member at a party. According to Daily Mail, Promes was released just 2 days later and didn't miss any Match for Ajax but he still remained a suspect in that case.
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