McKennie, Juventus teammates facing fines after party


TURIN, Italy — USMNT and Juventus midfielder Weston McKennie and two of his teammates are facing fines from the police following a party at the American’s home in Turin.

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McKennie held a party on Wednesday with Juventus teammates Paulo Dybala and Arthur with about 20 other friends in attendance.

Parties are forbidden under current coronavirus restrictions in Italy. There is also a nightly curfew in place in the country between 10 pm and 5 am.

Police were reportedly alerted by neighbors and arrived at the USMNT star’s house at around 11:30 p.m.

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The trio will be fined and will also face sanctions from Juventus.

McKennie, who is the first American to play for Juventus, joined the team in August. The 22-year-old midfielder has scored four goals in 24 Serie A appearances for Juventus. He also scored in a Champions League win at Barcelona.

Juventus, defender Lenoardo Bonucci recently tested positive for COVID-19 while on international duty with Italy, the club announced on Thursday.