Hugo Lloris fined £50,000 after drink-driving admission - Premier League 2018

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The World Cup-winning goalkeeper was fined £50,000 and banned from driving for 20 months, after he pleaded guilty to driving at more than double the legal limit during a night out with his France teammates last month.

Lloris, who wore a dark suit with no tie, spoke only to confirm his personal details and to admit a charge of drink driving.

The court heard police in an unmarked auto spotted Lloris' Porsche Panamera driving at 15mph (24kph) in a 30mph (48kph) zone. The legal limit is 35.

Defence counsel David Sonn said Lloris had been dining with "two friends" at a restaurant.

"I want to apologise from my heart to my family, the club, my team-mates, the manager and all the supporters", he previously said via a statement from the club . They found vomit in the auto after stopping him. Hugo Lloris has apologized publicly for his behavior adding "I take full responsibility for my actions", explaining that "this is not the example I want to give".

It was reported at the time that Lloris had failed a roadside breathalyser test after a routine stop at around 2am, just three days before Spurs were due to face Manchester United at Old Trafford.

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She said: "This is a very serious offence, as you know". It is said that he had initially called for a taxi that night, only to drive himself instead when it got cancelled. "I made a mistake and I have to accept it", Lloris told RMC Sport.

Lloris missed France's opening games in the inaugural UEFA Nations League.

At Tottenham, he has overseen a period of transformation that has seen them establish themselves as a regular Champions League outfit, while France went on to win the World Cup this year.

Tottenham have won three of their first four matches and are now fifth in the English Premier League.

Lloris has made 256 appearances with Tottenham since joining from the French club Lyon in 2012.

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