Kyle Walker of Tottenham Hotspur recently broke the lockdown rule which was passed by the English FA, the 29-years old had earlier apologized and urged people to “stay home, stay safe.” Walker becomes the second English player to be punished by the laws of the English FA after Aston Villa skipper Jack Grealish.
Manchester City stated in a statement that that has directly contravened the law and he has failed to be a responsible role model. The club also added that they will still hold an investigation on it. With over 40,000 people already infected with the virus it was only safe to implement to lockdown.
Man City said: “Manchester City FC are aware of a story in a tabloid newspaper regarding the private life of Kyle Walker in relation to a breach of the UK lockdown and social distancing rules.” “Footballers are global role models, and our staff and players have been working to support the incredible efforts of the NHS and other key workers in fighting the effects of the Covid-19 coronavirus in any way we can.
“Kyle Walker’s actions in this matter have directly contravened these efforts.” “We are disappointed to hear the allegations, note Kyle’s swift statement and apology, and will be conducting an internal disciplinary procedure in the coming days.”