The Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has been charged with drink driving, Scotland Yard has said.
Lloris, who won the World Cup as France captain last month, was stopped by officers in Gloucester Place, in Marylebone, central London.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman 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 over 100 France caps and is captain of Tottenham as well as his national team. Spurs face Manchester United at Old Trafford in the Premier League at 8pm on Monday.