Russian football national team striker Smolov stripped of driver’s license
The footballer did not appear in the Oktyabrsky District Court of Krasnodar, which held a hearing on his administrative case over an accident.
Footballer of FC Lokomotiv Fyodor Smolov that had an accident in Krasnodar week ago was deprived of driver’s license for one year.
Smolov did not appear in the Oktyabrsky District Court of Krasnodar, which held a hearing on his administrative case over the accident. Smolov's lawyer stated that he pleaded guilty and compensated the damage caused.
On the night of August 2, BMW M5 First Edition rammed several sections of the road fence. The driver disappeared from the spot. Later, a photo of Smolov posing on the scene of the accident hit the Internet. According to the Krasnodar Mayor's office, the damage amounted to 58.611 rubles ($922).
Today it became known that Fyodor Smolov is transferred from FC Krasnodar to Lokomotiv. The footballer whom the media adored before 2018 World Cup addressed to the fans of the Moscow team in English, that caused their bewilderment.
Initially, the defendants in the case had been charged with embezzlement through swindling in the amount of 225 million rubles ($3.3 million). In the final version of the indictment, the article was changed to 1.5-billion-ruble ($22.45 million) embezzlement.