By Tony Winterburn • 27 March 2020 • 11:34
Everton ace Oumar Niasse was severely reprimanded by police for disobeying the UK’s coronavirus lockdown.
Plain-clothed officers in an unmarked white car demanded to know where the group was heading – then sent Niasse packing with a warning.
The star’s slapdown came two days after the PM said all non-essential travel should stop.
The 29-year-old striker, who is said to earn around £55,000-a-week, was pulled over in Withington, Manchester last night, after officers saw him driving a friend and two women in his Mercedes without a seatbelt.
A police officer is heard telling the men: “You are bang out of order, a disgrace. As a Premier League footballer you’ve just put everybody here at risk. What are you doing? It’s totally embarrassing.”
A witness in Withington, Manchester, said: “It is shocking that Niasse is carrying on regardless.
“We’re not supposed to gather with more than two people in public yet everyone in that car seems to think they can do what they want.
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