Premier League footballer Stephane Sessegnon has been banned from the roads for 20 months after admitting driving over the limit.
The West Brom player also pleaded guilty to two counts of driving without a licence and driving without insurance.
Appearing at Newcastle Magistrates' Court, the Benin international received three points on his licence and was ordered to pay a total of £7,605.
The 29-year-old was stopped by police in August in Newcastle where he was found to be more than double the drink-driving limit.
At the time of his arrest, he was playing for Sunderland, who were playing a cup game against MK Dons that evening.