Tevez's £140,000 Bentley seized

Manchester United star Carlos Tevez has had his £140,000 Bentley seized for failing to have a full UK driving licence.

Police traffic officers stopped the the Argentina international on the M60 near Stretford in Manchester because they thought the car's windows were too dark.

Tests showed that the tint was illegal and the white Bentley Continental GT Speed was impounded.

The 25-year-old is now also being investigated by Greater Manchester Police for driving without a valid licence. The offence carries a maximum fine of £1,000 and six points.

In 2007 footballer Cristiano Ronaldo was fined for having blacked-out windows on his Bentley convertible.

Police stopped Ronaldo again recently because he was thought to be speeding. Manchester Police did not manage to register his actual speed, but he was believed to be travelling at about 55mph in a 50mph zone.

Motoring lawyer Nick Freeman, known for helping celebrities avoid driving convictions, warned other foreign footballers playing in the Premier League that they must ensure they take a driving test and have a valid UK driving licence.

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