Former Chelsea midfielder, Cesc Fabregas, has been banned from driving after he was caught hitting 68mph in a 40mph zone in London, Sky Sports activities stories.
The former Arsenal and Barcelona midfielder was banned for six months.
The courtroom heard that Fabregas instructed the police “I wasn’t going that quick”.
The 32-year-old, who now performs for Monaco, didn’t attend a brief sentencing listening to at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court docket in London on Thursday, which proceeded in his absence.
Fabregas, whose tackle was listed by the courtroom as Belgravia, central London, pleaded responsible to a cost of dashing on July 11.
Prosecutor Luke Bowyer instructed the courtroom that on December four final yr police noticed the World Cup winner travelling in a gray Land Rover on a piece of the A3 on the Tibbet’s slip highway close to Wandsworth in south-west London.
Fabregas was clocked with a ProLaser four pace detection gadget which registered him travelling at 68mph within the 40mph restrict space, the courtroom was instructed.
Bowyer stated that when the footballer was stopped by police, he instructed them: “I wasn’t going that quick”.
He stated Fabregas already had six factors on his licence earlier than the incident.
Representing Fabregas, Natalie Bird stated the midfielder was unable to attend courtroom due to “work commitments in Monaco”.
Fabregas joined the Ligue 1 club from Premier League aspect Chelsea in January this yr.
Hen stated Fabregas “wish to provide his honest apology and regret” for the offence, which was the results of a “momentary lapse of focus”.
Sentencing, district decide Andrew Candy stated he took under consideration Fabregas’ responsible plea.
He instructed the courtroom that he was “acquainted” with the stretch of the A3 in query, saying it might get “extraordinarily busy”.
Fabregas’ offence added an additional six factors to his licence, main the decide to disqualify him from driving for a interval of six months as a “totter”.
He additionally ordered Fabregas to pay a £750 high quality, £135 in prices and a £75 victim surcharge.