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Thursday April 28, 2011

$15,000 Fine for Owl Kicking Soccer Player Luis Moreno

$15,000 Fine for Owl Kicking Soccer Player Luis Moreno

Photo: Luis Moreno Fined $15,000

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Panamanian soccer player Luis Moreno was sanctioned by the Environment Department of Barranquilla.

The fine, equates to 50 current Colombian minimum wage salaries.

According to Humberto Mendoza, director of the environmental organization issuing the fine, Moreno must also pay the animal’s medical costs, apologize publically to the city, and volunteer at the city’s zoo.

Moreno is currently unable to play, as he has been sanctioned for seven games for kicking player Andres Escobar in the abdomen a few weeks ago.