The former Manchester United, Manchester City and West Ham striker Carlos Tevez who now plays for
Buenos Aires giants Boca Juniors. has responded angrily to an arrest warrant issued by the police who
accused him of breaking social distancing rules.
Tevez was dubbed a covidiot by his countrymen in Argentina after appearing In a photoshoot with about 14 locals
who has no face masks on
Pictures recently emerged on the Argentine outlet, Ole, of Tevez posing with a group of men, children and a dog
on the football pitch by his house despite COVID-19 social distancing rules and restrictions on playing sport,
However, neither Tevez nor any of the 14-strong group wore masks.
The 36-year-old came in for abuse on social media, and even had the police visit his home in the Buenos Aires suburb Maipu with an arrest warrant.
However, Tevez fumed: “I’m in quarantine here, but people interfere all the time.
According To Tevez, I was going to church with my family on Sunday and some neighbors with children
asked me for a photo.
“I posed for it and then they went away.
“I was on my property, so didn’t wear a mask. The kids’ father claimed I had a kick-about with them, but that was a lie.
“I told them this was a joke. It was a warrant for breaking the quarantine.
“Why couldn’t they have phoned me instead to ask me what happened?