Salomon Kalou breaks Covid-19 rules with Hertha Berlin teammates

Hertha Berlin attacker Salomon Kalou posted a Facebook live of him breaking physical distancing rules, shaking hands with teammate Vedad Ibisevic.

This comes after the DFL has been working towards bringing the Bundesliga back in May, subject to clearance from German officials, with a number of rules being put in place.

This includes the testing of players and staff with the German FA confirming on Monday that there has been 10 positive tests for coronavirus in 36 Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga clubs.

In a statement released by Hertha BSC, Kalou said: “I am sorry if I gave the impression that I am not taking coronavirus seriously. I didn’t really think and I was happy that everyone’s tests were negative.”

Since the video, Hertha Berlin confirm that the attacker has been suspended.

A statement by the DFL read: “The pictures of Salomon Kalou from the Hertha dressing room are absolutely unacceptable and cannot be tolerated, also with regard to the players and clubs who do stick to the rules because they have recognised the seriousness of the situation.”

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