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German giants Bayern Munich fined defender Jerome Boateng after he broke a coronavirus lockdown.

“Boateng has transgressed the guidelines issued by the club by being too far away from his home,” the club said.

“These guidelines govern the behavior of the FC Bayern players in the current situation in line with the Bavarian state government’s directives on restrictions on movement and the recommendations of the health authorities.”

The team said money from the undisclosed fine will be donated to hospitals in Munich.

Boateng, 31, told the German newspaper Bild, he knows it was a mistake not to inform the

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