A footballer simulates the Covid, and pays dearly for it!

Deportivo La Coruña player Juan Carlos Menudo claimed to be Covid positive in order to watch a Betis Seville game. His contract was immediately terminated!

Love has its reasons….! The passion has obviously won over logic or even the team spirit concerning Juan Carlon Menudo, attacking midfielder of the Spanish football club Deportivo La Coruna. Indeed, this football player has simulated the Covid in order to be able to follow a Betis Seville matchhis favorite team, on April 23, according to El País. Result: he was immediately fired!

The fact is that the Deportivo was playing a crucial match day, match thathe knowingly avoided by simulating the Covid. This match was decisive because the team is fighting to move up to the second division. It was scheduled for Friday, April 22. However, the trip to Talavera has been postponed until Sunday morning because of work on the lawn. It is the same day for the Spanish Cup match. let’s remember that the Betis Sevilla was opposed to Valence April 23. A game that Betis Seville won in the penalty shootout. For Juan Carlos Menudo, feelings are mixed.

Juan Carlos Menudo was one of the club’s biggest contracts

Being a big fan of Betis SevillaJuan Carlos Menudo had already bought his ticket for the final well in advance. “He made the choice from the heart”, reports the Spanish media. By lying about his state of health, he manages to attend the final, but not in secret. His club, of course, got wind of his trip and summoned him.

Although he denied the facts at first, he later confessed everything. This is what visibly sealed its fate since the Deportivo La Coruña invoked an “accumulation of serious breaches of the internal code”. What got him fired. Still, Juan Carlos Menudo was one of the club’s biggest deals.


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A footballer simulates the Covid, and pays dearly for it!