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Italy - Juventus defender Martin Caceres has been temporarily removed from Juventus' squad and fined after an alleged drunk-driving accident.

A club statement says Caceres' behavior Monday night ''represents gross violation of his responsibilities as a Juventus player, as well as damaging the image of the club.''

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The ANSA news agency reports that the Uruguay international also had his Ferrari and driver's license taken away and was fined 531 euros ($600) by police after the accident. ANSA says Caceres was not injured after his Ferrari hit a bus shelter after veering to the wrong side of the road and colliding with some parked cars.

The 28-year-old Caceres is in his fourth season with Juventus. The defending Serie A champion hosts Sevilla in the Champions League on Wednesday.