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Watford star Troy Deeney fined over his car's 'dangerous' tinted windows

Watford striker Troy Deeney has been fined £650 for driving a car with dangerously tinted windows.

Watford striker Troy Deeney at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court

The footballer was pulled over in his Mercedes Benz by police on London's North Circular Road during the day in May

Prosecuting, James Tucker told Wimbledon Magistrates' Court: "The officer noticed the windows were very deeply tinted."

Mr Tucker said they were tested using specialist equipment and found to be below the legal limit for light penetration.

The prosecutor added: "The officer classed it as a dangerous condition for pedestrians. He was told not to drive at night."

Deeney pleaded guilty to a charge of driving a car in a dangerous condition.

His lawyer Mark Haslam told the court in mitigation that the footballer made the "necessary changes within a short period of time" and the car, which had been bought with the windows already tinted, was now legally compliant.

Deeney was fined £650, ordered to pay £150 in costs and was given a surcharge of £65.