Brazil football great Romario refuses breathalyzer
Authorities say former Brazil striker Romario was fined $614 and
had his license revoked for five days for refusing to take a
State authorities said in a statement that the player was
stopped before dawn Sunday in a random police check for drunk
drivers. His Land Rover wasn’t towed because he had a passenger who
was sober and drove the car away.
Romario was also fined $530 for refusing to take a breathalyzer
test in March 2010.
The World Cup winner was elected as a representative to the
lower house of Congress in 2010.
He led Brazil to the 1994 World Cup title and was voted the
world’s best player that year.