Kyle Walker's England Career Could Be Over After 'Sex Party' Scandal
Kyle Walker will reportedly never play for England again as his alleged 'sex party' during lockdown has left Gareth Southgate furious.
Walker and a friend are alleged to have invited two prostitutes to his flat in Manchester last week - despite social distancing rules in place to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
He has reportedly been fined £250,000 by current club Manchester City but it's not the only backlash he'll be facing.
The Star have reported that Three Lions boss Southgate is 'seething' at the 29-year-old's antics and will no longer feature him in his plans.
Walker had already slid down the pecking order with England and hasn't played since the UEFA Nations League last summer.
Trent Alexander-Arnold and Aaron Wan-Bissaka have established themselves in the squad while Reece James will be hot on their heels.
Walker featured for England during their World Cup campaign in 2018 when they made it to the semi-finals.
But Southgate will reportedly not tolerate players stepping out of line no matter who they are.
Walker apologised for the incident in a statement and did not deny the allegations.
"I want to take this opportunity to issue a public apology for the choices I made last week," he said.
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"I understand that my position as a professional footballer brings the responsibility of being a role model.
"As such, I want to apologise to my family, friends, football club, supporters and the public for letting them down.
"There are heroes out there making a vital difference to society at the moment, and I have been keen to help support and highlight their amazing sacrifices and life-saving work over the past week. My actions are in direct contrast to what I should have been doing regarding the lockdown."
Manchester City also made a statement and noted: "Manchester City are aware of a story in a tabloid newspaper regarding the private life of Kyle Walker in relation to a breach of the UK lockdown and social distancing rules.
"Footballers are global role models and our staff and players have been working to support the incredible efforts of the NHS and other key workers in fighting the effects of the Covid-19 coronavirus, in any way we can.
"Kyle's actions in this matter have directly contravened these efforts. We are disappointed to hear the allegations, note Kyle's swift statement and apology, and will be conducting an internal disciplinary procedure."
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