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Dan Carter admits to drink driving

  • Dan Carter admits to drink driving

    GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 16: Dan Carter of Racing 92 is seen during the warm prior to the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Glasgow Warriors and Racing 92 at Scotstoun stadium on December 16, 2016 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

French Police have reportedly charged New Zealand rugby great Dan Carter with drink driving in Paris.

A French celebrity magazine, Closer, reported that Carter tested twice the legal limit when pulled over near the Champs-Elysees on Wednesday night.

It said Carter test 0.98g/l, when the limit is 0.5g/l. He had also reportedly forgotten his driver's licence.

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Carter will be summoned to appear in court, the report said.

His New Zealand-based agent was not immediately available for comment.

Five-eighth Carter is in the second season of a stint at Paris club Racing 92.

The 34-year-old shifted to France following the 2015 World Cup, at which he played a starring role in the All Blacks' win over the Wallabies, and ended his record-breaking career at 112 Tests.

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