Soccer star Romelu Lukaku is in trouble for raucous partying in California.
Lukaku, 24, was arrested at a house he was staying at in Beverly Hills after officers warned him five times to turn down the music at a party, police said.
The striker from Belgium plays for Everton in the Premier League, but Manchester United is trying to sign him to a $97 million transfer deal.
It’s not clear why Lukaku was in the Los Angeles area, but Manchester United plays the L.A. Galaxy in a preseason exhibition next weekend.
Lukaku was not handcuffed or booked July 2 when he was cited for the misdemeanor of excessive noise, Sgt. Jay Kim said.
He had 25 league goals last season and was the secondhighest scorer in the Premier League.
Lukaku was scheduled to appear in Los Angeles Superior Court on Oct. 2 . . . .
Ronaldinho and Ryan Giggs were among the soccer stars to arrive in Pakistan to play exhibition matches that organizers hope will boost the sport in the country.
Dutchman George Boateng, former France players Robert Pires and Nicolas Anelka, former England goalkeeper David James and Portugal’s Luis Boa Morte flew in via private jet to the capital, Islamabad.
Pakistan Army chief Gen.
Qamar Javed Bajwa hosted a reception, saying “sports promote peace,” before players flew out to Karachi for the first seven-on-seven exhibition match later Saturday amid heavy security.
The tour has been organized by a private company, World Group, aiming to promote soccer in Pakistan, which is No. 200 out of 211 in FIFA rankings.