Schalke player fined for being in a hookah bar in quarantine

first_imgAmine Harit, Moroccan midfielder for Schalke 04, has been fined by the German club after breaking the curfew rules established by the state of Rhineland. “Yes, that’s correct,” Schalke sports director Jochen Schneider told dpa on Tuesday when asked if Harit had been fined. “But right now there are more important issues than player fines,” he added. Earlier this month, Harit, 22, was at a hookah bar in the city of Essen along with ten other people long after the mandatory closing time. Police dissolved the so-called ‘coronavirus party’ after midnight.The Moroccan international has responded by making a donation to the ‘Schalke ayuda’ foundation, through which fans of the German club send food bags to vulnerable people in Gelsenkirchen during this crisis.last_img