Drink-driving: Wayne Rooney Gets 2-Year Driving BanFeatured, Latest News, Sports Monday, September 18th, 2017
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(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former England captain and Everton Midfielder Wayne Rooney has appeared in court and admitted drink-driving.
He was arrested when police stopped a car in Wilmslow, Cheshire, in the early hours on 1 September.
The 31-year-old was banned from driving for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid work as part of a 12-month community order.
Rooney was also ordered to pay £170 when he appeared at Stockport Magistrates’ Court.
The court heard Rooney was almost three times the legal limit when he was stopped by police at 02:00 BST.
A breathalyser test showed his alcohol level was 104 microgrammes in 100 millilitres of breath.
The drink-drive limit in England and Wales is 35 microgrammes per 100 millilitres of breath.
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