German football club FC Augsburg’s goalkeeper, Marwin Hitz has been fined €122.92 for damaging the penalty spot during a Bundesliga match against FC Koln few days back. The 28-year-old used his studs to dig up the penalty spot causing the player who took the shot, Anthony Modeste to slip and miss his penalty. He was sent a bill which covers the cost of a piece of turf and two hours’ work of repair.
He apologised for his action and then announced on Twitter that will also make a donation to a children’s hospital in Cologne.
“With a wink, I like to pay my debts. In addition, I will make a donation to the children’s hospital,” The Swiss footballer tweeted.