Pienaar in drink-driving charge

Everton midfielder Steven Pienaar has been charged with drink driving, Merseyside Police confirmed this morning.

Everton midfielder Steven Pienaar has been charged with drink driving, Merseyside Police confirmed this morning.

The 27-year-old was arrested early on Sunday morning, only hours after Everton’s impressive 3-1 victory over Manchester United.

A police spokesman said: “He was arrested at the junction of London Road and Lime Street and later charged with drink driving and failure to comply with a traffic sign.”

South Africa international Pienaar, who joined the Toffees from Borussia Dortmund in 2007, will appear at Liverpool Magistrates’ Court on March 9.

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