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Tottenham Hotspur captain Hugo Lloris charged with drunken driving, out on bail

Hugo Lloris will appear before magistrates next month after being charged with drunken driving.

football Updated: Aug 24, 2018 22:19 IST
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France's goalkeeper Hugo Lloris holds the World Cup trophy next to France's midfielder Paul Pogba (right) as they arrive for a reception at the Elysee Presidential Palace on July 16.(AFP)

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris has been charged with drunken driving, Metropolitan Police has confirmed. The 31-year-old, who was France’s skipper when they won the World Cup in Russia last month, was charged on Friday.

Police confirmed Lloris has been bailed to return to court on September 11, two days after France face Netherlands in a friendly.

A statement from Metropolitan Police read: “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, August 24. He has been bailed to return to Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, September 11.”

First Published: Aug 24, 2018 18:49 IST