FOOTBALL: Arsenal defender Andre Santos was banned from driving for 12 months today after admitting speeding at up to 145mph in rush-hour traffic.
The 29-year-old failed to stop as he was pursued by police and wove between lanes on a busy motorway on the morning of August 17, a court heard.
The Premier League star evaded officers as he drove his black Maserati on the A1 and M25 in Hertfordshire before he pulled over and was arrested close to Arsenal's training ground.
Santos, of Church Mount, Barnet, pleaded guilty to driving without due care and attention during a hearing at Hendon Magistrates' Court in north-west London.
He was also ordered to pay £3,600 in fines and costs.
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