Real Madrid star James Rodriguez fined for speeding

Madrid: Real Madrid star James Rodriguez (left) has been fined 10,400 euros ($11,343) for fleeing from police after being caught speeding at 200 kilometres per hour, a government delegate confirmed yesterday.

James Rodriguez
James Rodriguez

The Colombian was followed by police to Madrid's Valdebebas training ground in the north of the city on January 1 after being caught speeding by an unmarked police car.

"He has been sanctioned for not obeying the agents that tried to detain him on various occasions," Concepecion Dancausa said in a press conference. On top of the fine, the 24-year-old faces a separate judicial process for speeding.  

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