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Reus Fined $665K for Driving without a License

Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus has been handed one of the biggest driving fines in German history after using his car without a valid license. Apparently, the Germany international, who has endured several injuries in 2014, was stopped while driving his Aston Martin through the streets of Dortmund after practice with the team. A routine police check revealed that he never obtained a license, which means the five separate fines he paid off for speeding since Sept 2011 are suddenly much costlier offenses.

The BVB star now has to pay $664,667 -- one of the biggest driving fines in German history, Deutsche Welle claims -- for all six offenses, which is calculated based on his monthly wage. Asked by Bild why he never obtained a license when he turned 18, the 25-year-old said: "I decided, back then, to go down this path. I can't really understand the reasons myself, in hindsight."

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