Abdoulaye Doucouré caught driving Lamborghini with no insurance


olice seized a £170,000 Lamborghini from Everton midfielder Abdoulaye Doucouré after he was caught driving the automobile by means of north London with out insurance, a court docket heard.

The 28-year-old was detained on the roadside in Highgate for greater than an hour earlier than officers took away the automobile.

It was his second cease by Met officers in a month final summer season. He was behind the wheel of an Audi when he was caught rushing at 102mph on June 6.

Doucouré was “shocked” when proven the velocity gun studying, Bromley magistrates heard, suggesting he might have been confused as a result of the speedometer on his French automobile is in km.

On July 2, he was then pulled over in his spouse’s Lamborghini Urus in Dartmouth Park Hill when driving with out insurance.


Abdoulaye Doucouré as he was caught driving a Lamborghini with out insurance

The footballer, who reportedly earns £120,000-a-week, admitted flouting the highway guidelines on each events. “I requested the driving force to supply proof of insurance,” Pc Sinead O’Sullivan advised the court docket.

“The driver said the automobile belonged to their spouse and the insurance certificates was at house. We remained on scene for over an hour to permit… for his spouse to attend the scene to provide a certificates. Once the driving force’s spouse arrived, she said she was unable to provide the insurance paperwork.”

Abdoulaye Doucouré was driving a Lamborghini Urus (file image)


The automobile was then seized by police, and Doucouré was charged with driving with out legitimate insurance.

Describing the rushing offence, Pc Thomas Knight mentioned he was stationed on a 50mph stretch of the A41 in Barnet when Doucouré got here previous at 102mph.

“I requested the driving force what the velocity restrict was on the part of the A41 I had seen him, to which he replied he had not seen any indicators,” the officer mentioned in his assertion.

“I knowledgeable him it was 50mph and to which he was recorded driving at 102mph. The driver was shocked after which replied he didn’t know, and said he was driving a French automobile which might have displayed his velocity in kmph, which might have been displaying 164kmph.”

Abdoulaye Doucouré in motion for Everton

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Doucouré pleaded responsible on February 2 to the cost of driving with out insurance, being handed a £600 high quality, £166 in court docket prices and costs, and 6 penalty factors.

He faces the potential for a driving ban when the case is sentenced on August 2.

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