Police video shows 'well known' footballer going 125mph and undertaking in Mercedes G Wagon on M25

A famous footballer is due to appear in court after police were overtaken by the driver on the motorway doing 55mph over the speed limit.

Monday, 31st December 2018, 10:57 am
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 11:17 am
A still from the dashcam footage

Beds, Herts and Cambs Police caught the well-known footballer driving dangerously on the M25, reaching speeds of 125mph and undertaking drivers on the slip road.

The dash-cam video was posted on Beds., Cambs and Herts Road Policing twitter and shows the footballer overtake the police officers in a Mercedes G Wagon.

BCH Road Police tweeted: "Having just overtaken a marked police X5, this somewhat well known footballer decided 125mph and undertaking on an off slip of the M25 was OK #taxitotraining."

A still from the dashcam footage

Officers stopped the vehicle and a man in his 30s from London was reported for summons for excessive speed.

The footballer was reported for the speeding offence and will have to explain their actions to a magistrates.

A still from the dashcam footage