Real Madrid’s replica soccer jerseys Serbian forward Luka Jovic faces a new problem. And it is that the Prosecutor’s Office requests six months in prison for the footballer for violating confinement.
Little could Jovic expect everything that has happened to him since in the summer of 2019 he decided to sign for Real Madrid. Turned into one of the Bundesliga’s revelation footballers based on goals, the white team paid 60 million for his signing. But since then it has been more news outside than on the field.
Last March, Jovic decided to travel to Serbia with permission from Real Madrid before the State of Alarm was decreed. He did so arguing his willingness to be close to his son in complex moments marked by the pandemic. His trip came after the club put the soccer and basketball squads in quarantine by the positive of power forward Trey Thompkins.
The athlete skipped the home isolation imposed in Serbia for those who came to the country from abroad. He was seen celebrating his girlfriend’s birthday in Belgrade. And that earned him a public reprimand from Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic. He did not want to give his name but it was understood: “We have negative examples of our soccer stars who charge millions and ignore the mandatory self-isolation when returning home.”
Six months in jail
And the Prosecutor’s Office has now decided to request a six-month jail sentence for the player for having violated the isolation to avoid the spread of COVID-19. This is revealed by the Serbian state agency ‘Tanjug’.
For the Serbian Prosecutor’s Office, Jovic “did not comply with health protocols after his return from Spain.” According to Serbian law, the Justice must now confirm the accusation presented by the Prosecutor’s Office. And prosecutors are expected to expand the information on the case this Friday.
According to RTS, Jovic had to pay a fine of 3.5 million dinars (30,000 euros) to lower the request for punishment by the Prosecutor’s Office.