Jerome Boateng speaks out after crashing his Mercedes

Jerome Boateng speaks out after crashing his Mercedes

- Jerome Boateng was involved in a crash on the motorway after visiting his ill son

- The Bayern Munich center-back caused £22,000 worth of damage to his car

- Boateng has accepted a fine from the Bundesliga giants following the crash

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German defender with Ghanaian roots, Jerome Boateng has survived an accident after he broke his club’s lockdown rule to go visit his ill son.

The Bayern Munich star reportedly drove his Mercedes on the motorway while driving back from visiting his ill son.

According to a report by BILD, Jerome was returning from Leipzig when his car lost traction and skidded into the motorway barrier.

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Local police claim Boateng, who was reportedly not speeding, was not injured in the crash but did cause £22,000 worth of damage to his Mercedes.

But speaking shortly after the incident, the German-born to a Ghanaian father said he will accept take any fines. He opined that his son’s health really mattered to him and it’s paramount.

His club, Bayern have since decided to fine the German defender after he left Munich without the approval of the club during the coronavirus pandemic. 

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The Bundesliga giants will now donate Boateng's fine to local Munich hospitals.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that former Black Stars goalkeeper, Richard 'Olele' Kingston, has finally opened up about Asamoah Gyan's heartbreaking penalty miss against Uruguay at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

For the past 10 years, many Ghanaian football lovers had held the belief that Gyan prevented Stephen Appiah from taking the penalty against Uruguay at the critical moment.

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