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Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris arrested for drink driving

Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has been charged with drink driving.

The World Cup winner was pulled over by officers in Marylebone at 2:30am as part of a routine patrol.

He failed a roadside breathalyser test, then was taken to Charing Cross police station, where he spent around seven hours in custody.

Lloris was released on police bail and is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Sept. 11.


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The Metropolitan Police said: “A man has been charged following a routine patrol stop in Gloucester Place, W1.

“Hugo Lloris, 31, of East Finchley, was charged with drink driving on Friday, 24 August.

“He has been bailed to return to Westminster magistrates’ court on Tuesday, 11 September.”

Tottenham face Manchester United at Old Trafford on Monday evening.

It’s yet to be announced whether the arrest will affect his place for that clash.


Since the news came out, Lloris lost the respect of many supporters who expressed their disappointment in the keeper, however there some who saw a funny side – take a look at the tweets on the next page.


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