Drunk driv­ing charge

Global Times - Weekend - - SPORTS -

Ever­ton striker Wayne Rooney has been charged with drunk driv­ing, Bri­tish po­lice said Fri­day.

Rooney, Eng­land’s all-time record goal scorer and for­mer cap­tain, was stopped by po­lice near his home in Cheshire, north­west Eng­land, in the early hours of Fri­day. “The man was ar­rested shortly af­ter 2 am [01:00 GMT] to­day, Fri­day 1 Septem­ber, af­ter of­fi­cers stopped a black VW Bee­tle,” said a po­lice state­ment.

Po­lice said 31-year-old Rooney “has since been charged with driv­ing whilst over the pre­scribed limit.”

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