Champagne consolation costs wife of Palace star her licence

The wife of Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke crashed her £90,000 Mercedes after drinking champagne with a friend to help her get over breaking up with her boyfriend, a court heard. Fortunata Benteke, 25, ploughed into another car in Stanley Park Road, Carshalton, in her white Mercedes-Benz G Class 4×4. She was breath tested at the scene and was found to be just over the drink drive limit. Clutching a Luis Vuitton handbag, the dreadlocked mother-of-two appeared at Wimbledon Magistrates…

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