Just a few days prior to Viktoria Plzen’s 4-0 win over Pribram in the Czech top flight on Sunday, defender David Limbersky found himself stripped of the club captaincy after wrapping his Bentley around a fence post while drunk behind the wheel and then attempting to flee the scene.
According to the Press Association report, Prague police said officers witnessed the crash early on Thursday and detained the driver after he tried to escape. They also said his blood-alcohol level was higher than .15 percent, the threshold for being considered drunk while driving.
For what it’s worth, Limbersky could also be facing up to three years in prison if tried and convicted.
As well as the local law enforcement authorities, Plzen took the incident incredibly seriously – stating that they considered the crash to be “an absolutely unacceptable violation of the professional contract” before stripping Limbersky of his armband and fining the Czech Republic international for good measure.
Given a few days to cool off and sober up, Limbersky found himself reinstated to the first team ahead of the Pribram game, in which he scored two goals – the first of which he decided to celebrate like this…
We believe “arsehole” is the word you’re looking for – or the Czech equivalent thereof.