Former Ireland and Premier League football star caught with €4,500 worth of cocaine after car chase 😯

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A former Premier League star has been placed under arrest after the Gardaí found €4,500 worth of cocaine in their possession. 

According to The Irish Mirror, the ex-footballer was pursued by Gardaí in the Crumlin area of Dublin on Thursday night.

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After being stopped it was discovered that he had a large amount of cocaine in the car with him.

The Irishman is in his 30’s and was in the car with another man, both were arrested but have since been released on bail from Crumlin Garda Station.

‘Gardaí arrested two men (aged in their 30s) in the early hours of Friday morning, January 6, 2023, in relation to incidents of dangerous driving in Dublin 12.” A spokesman from the Gardaí told MailOnline.

‘A quantity of drugs was also recovered from the offending vehicle.

‘Both men were detained in Crumlin Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 and have been charged in relation to this.

‘They have since been bailed and are due to appear before court at a later date.’

The player’s identity is yet to be revealed.