Early Sunday morning, news dropped that United States Women's National Team legend and all-time leading goalscorer, Abby Wambach, was arrested for a DUI in Portland. Abby since released a statement apologizing for her actions. End of story. Case closed. Everyone have a good weekend, right? Wrong.
Out of nowhere, U.S. Men's National Team player, Alejandro Bedoya, took this chance to seek a little revenge. Several months ago Wambach came out in the public and stated that Jurgen Klinsmann bringing in 'foreign' players to the USMNT is not something she agrees with.
"The way that he has brought in a bunch of these foreign guys is not something I believe in wholeheartedly. I don't believe in it. I don't believe in it in my heart."
-Abby Wambach in December 2015; Source: ESPNW
Bedoya, clearly annoyed with those comments, took this chance to shoot back at the retired USWNT star in her moment of shame.
Oh, but it didn't end there. Bedoya's USMNT teammate and friend, Jozy Altidore, also had a wise crack to throw into the debate. He decided it was a perfect time to make fun of other past USWNT transgressions. Mocking the time Hope Solo and her Husband got arrested for stealing the team's van and driving drunk.
Bedoya then went on a small tirade to try and defend his actions, even using Charlie Davies' near-death experience as an example.
This is questionable from both USMNT members. The first rule of Twitter if you're anyone with anything to lose, is never tweet. These two have clearly lost their Twitter rulebook and need a fresh copy.
There's no doubt that they'll both be urged to wipe these tweets from the internet, but the damage has been done. It's understandable for players to be mad about her dumb comments in the past, but take it to the DMs boys...