Footballer faces drink-drive charge

Premier League footballer Guly Do Prado has been charged with drink-driving after he was stopped by police in his Porsche in the early hours of Monday.

The Southampton striker was detained after his performance car was allegedly seen to be driving "erratically" in the city centre at 4.35am.

The 30-year-old, whose full name is Guilherme Do Prado Raymundo and who lives in Channel Way, Southampton, was subsequently charged with drink-driving.

A Hampshire police spokesman said: "The arrest followed after police officers noticed a vehicle being driven erratically in the High Street, Southampton, at approximately 4.35am, Monday August 27."

The Brazilian-born player has been bailed to appear at Southampton Magistrates' Court on September 12.