Crystal Palace Captain Luka Milivojevic attends a party in the eve of New Year and feels sorry for breaking the COVID-19 protocols.
The Serbian midfielder and Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic attends a meeting with nearly seven people which was identified by the images in social media. The Palace manager Roy Hodgson confirmed his actions.
The two clubs are in London and they were not allowed to mingle with other people apart from their family members. London is one of 4 Tier regions under the rule of the British government.
Milivojevic said in a statement that, “for my breaching actions in New Year’s Eve I just want to say sorry in the public”.
“My responsibilities are apart from football so as the captain of Crystal Palace I always stay careful. But I put down the fans, the club, my manager and teammates in this incident. For anyone this would be very tough and difficult period and I extremely thank for allowing me to continue the job which I like the most, I am sure I won’t do this again. Because of my action I made many people to feel angry, hurt or upset, I am really sorry for those”, he said.
With the contribution of Milivojevic, the Crystal Palace team won against the Sheffield United for 2-0 win. The COVID-19 negative tested player said that he is going to donate the National Health Service.
In the recent days this Serbian group was not the only Premier League Players to break the COVID-19 rules.
The Manchester City player Benjamin Mendy held a party in the Eve of New Year. In the Christmas party with Manuel Lanzini the West Ham United midfielder, the Tottenham Hotspur’s Erik Lamela, Giovani Lo Celso and Sergio Reguilon takes a picture together.