Germany Coach Joachim Loew Hit With Six-Month Driving Ban

This is not the first time Joachim Loew has lost his licence and he was banned for four weeks in 2006 having been clocked driving 134 km/h in a 100k m/h section of the motorway in Cologne.

updated: May 27, 2014 23:00 IST
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Berlin: Germany's head coach Joachim Loew insisted on Tuesday he has learnt his lesson after being banned from driving for six months.

The 54-year-old must hand over his licence after accruing too many points for speeding and talking on his phone while at the wheel.

"Of course, I stand by the fact that sometimes, unfortunately, I drive too fast. I know that I need to be reined in," said Loew in a German Football Association (DFB) statement. (FIFA World Cup: Germany eager to end third-place curse)

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