By Eurohoops team / firstname.lastname@example.org
WIlly Hernangómez remains in Spain while waiting for his NBA return, however, in recent hours, the international center has made the headlines in Madrid for his activity off the courts.
According to reports by Telemadrid (as adapted by Marca), the player was among the 200 people present at an illegal party that had to be intervened by the police in the municipality of Aravaca, Madrid. The player was not arrested, but he was among those identified, as stated in the report.
Currently, Madrid is on a second, partial lockdown after the rise of COVID-19 cases throughout the summer, with a limit of six people permitted to meet in any setting.
Hernangomez made a statement followed these events, in which he admitted he was indeed among the attendees at the party, apologizing to the public.
“As a result of the latest information that emerged about me, I wanted, firstly, to confirm that I was indeed present at said event. Secondly, and more importantly, to apologize publicly, assuming my mistake and being fully aware of what it implies. in the situation we are living in, “ Hernangomez wrote in a statement issued by his representative agency.