Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has been fined £1000 and ordered to 250 hours of community work, after driving while disqualified and having no insurance.
Tevez will also be disqualified from driving again for six months.
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Greater Manchester Police said "inquiries are ongoing to fully understand the circumstances of the incident."
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