France goalkeeper Lloris pleads guilty to drunk driving, fined $65,000

London : France and Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris pleaded guilty on Wednesday to drunk driving charges and was fined 50,000 pounds sterling ($65,000) by the Westminster Magistrates' Court.

The 31-year-old net minder was also banned from driving for 20 months, after getting pulled over in August with a blood alcohol content twice the legal limit in the Marylebone area of West London, reports Efe news.

Lloris was seen exiting the court in a dark suit surrounded by a crowd of journalists.

The goalkeeper joined Tottenham in August 2012 from French club Olympique Lyonnais and represented France in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, where he helped Les Bleus take home the trophy for the first time since 1998.