Joelinton, a Midfielder For Newcastle, Was Fined 29,000 Pounds For Drinking and Driving

Joelinton, a midfielder for Newcastle United, was given a $36,000 fine and a 12-month driving penalty by a British court on Thursday, according to the media.

The 26-year-old was stopped in the early hours of Jan. 12. Northumbria Police charged Joelinton with “driving whilst above the prescribed limit for alcohol”. He had admitted the charge.

If he successfully completes a rehabilitation course, the driving restriction will be lowered to nine months, according to Sky Sports.

Tuesday’s League Cup semifinal first leg between Newcastle United and Southampton ended in a 1-0 victory for Newcastle United thanks to a second-half goal from the Brazilian, who was escorted to court by a club security officer.

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