Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris charged with drink driving

In trouble: Tottenham keeper Hugo Lloris spent hours in police custody

Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has been charged with drink driving, Scotland Yard said.

The Spurs captain was arrested after failing a roadside breathalyser test.

The 31-year-old Lloris was stopped by police at 2.20am in Gloucester Place, London, on Friday morning.

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He has been released on bail to appear at Westminster magistrates’ court next month.

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.”

Lloris has been at Tottenham since joining from Lyon in 2012. He has made 256 appearances for the Premier League club but his career highlight came in the summer.

He played a key role as France won the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Les Bleus defeating Croatia 4-2 in Moscow.