Hugo Lloris speaks for the first time since drink driving arrest

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Hugo Lloris was arrested for drink driving after wining and dining in the early hours of Friday morning.

The keeper is said to have been having dinner and drinks with France teammates Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud.

The Tottenham and France captain was reportedly arrested in the early hours of Friday morning at around 2:20am in central London.

The 31-year-old failed a breathalyser test after being pulled over.

Lloris was taken to Charing Cross Police Station where he spent the morning in custody before being released on bail.

The World Cup winner will have to appear in front of Westminster magistrates court on 11 September.

A spokesperson for Westminster 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.”

Now the World Cup Winner has broken his silence on the matter, releasing a statement that said: “I wish to apologise wholeheartedly to my family, the club, my teammates, the manager and all of the supporters.

“Drink driving is completely unacceptable, I take full responsibility for my actions and it is not the example I wish to set.”

It remains to be seen whether the Premier League star will be stripped on his captaincy, as Pochettino is said to want to talk the Frenchman before making a decision.

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  1. He has wholeheartedly apologize and accepted his wrong action
    So I think he should be forgiven and given a second chance


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