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Football: Madrid's Marcelo fined for driving offence

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Real Madrid defender Marcelo has been fined 6,000 euros ($7,820, £5,179) for driving after his licence had been revoked.

The Brazilian had been stopped by the police for committing a driving violation on February 18 when it was discovered that he had already lost all the points on his licence for previous offences, making it invalid.

A judge in Madrid sentenced the 24-year-old to pay a fine of 25 euros per day for the next eight months.

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