Manchester City footballer Carlos Tevez was charged today with driving while disqualified and without insurance, police said.
The striker was arrested near his home in Alderley Edge, Cheshire, last Thursday.
He answered bail at Cheshire Police's custody suite in Middlewich today where he was formally charged.
Tevez was further bailed to appear at Macclesfield Magistrates Court on April 3.
More top news
Medics warn of users "taking their lives into their own hands"
Further spells of rain, heavy and prolonged at times, accompanied by stronger and cooler winds as June draws to a close
Alfie Jones is cheered on by school pals as he gets out of his wheelchair to compete in the race