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Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has been banned from driving for 20 months and fined £50,000 after admitting being over twice the drink-drive limit.

The 31-year-old Frenchman, who captains the north London side, admitted a charge of drink driving at Westminster magistrates Court on Wednesday.

Lloris was driving his 2018-plate Porsche Panamera along Gloucester Place, Marylebone, on August 24 when he was pulled over during a routine stop by police.

The court heard Lloris provided a sample containing 80 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath - the legal limit in England and Wales is 35 microgrammes.

Prosecutor Henry Fitch said police in an unmarked car spotted Lloris' vehicle driving at 15mph in a 30mph zone.

He also veered his car "towards parked vehicles" before correcting himself.

When police stopped the vehicle, they discovered vomit and said Lloris had to be helped from the car.

Lloris, wearing a dark suit and no tie, was flanked by two members of his entourage as he made his way from his vehicle into the court, confronted by dozens of photographers and video journalists.

Lloris, of East Finchley, north London, signed for Spurs from Lyon in 2012, making 209 appearances in the Premier League and keeping 75 clean sheets.

He has also won more than 100 international caps and lifted the World Cup during the summer, after France beat Croatia 4-2 in the final.

He did not make the squad for Spurs' last league match, a 2-1 defeat at Watford, on September 2.

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