Arturo Vidal Escapes 10-Year Prison Sentence, Handed €800,000 Fine For Involvement In 2017 Bar Fight

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Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal has been fined €800,000 by a Munich court after being found guilty of assaulting another male during a nightclub fight in 2017.

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The Mirror  report that Arturo Vidal could have possibly faced a 10-year prison sentence but has escaped with a fine after hitting his victim over the head with a vodka bottle.

Vidal was fined based on 80 days worth of wages and it was determined that he makes €10,000 a day as part of his new Barcelona contract.

The player and his half-brother were both found guilty of assaulting another male at the Munich’s Crown Club in September last year, with the brawl caught on camera.

The incident occurred after Bayern’s 4-0 win against Mainz. The player went to celebrate at Munich’s popular, annual Oktoberfest celebration, after which he continued the party in the VIP lounge of the aforementioned establishment.

Vidal’s father-in-law was also fined €35,267, while his younger brother, Sandrino, has also been handed a fine of €18,004.

The midfielder was not present at the hearing as he was playing for Chile against Mexico. But he has been ordered to pay in the fine in €10,000 instalments over 80 days.

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