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USMNT teammates Altidore, Bedoya trash each other in public

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Ummm...this is something...

The line between league competitors and national team teammates can sometimes blur and that happened tonight when the Philadelphia Union and Toronto FC faced off. In the 2-2 draw, Jozy Altidore drew a first half penalty to bring his team level after Alejandro Bedoya missed a spot kick earlier in the half. Jozy scored his to tie the match going into halftime.

After the match, Bedoya commented on the penalty to say that Jozy basically is a diver:

Altidore saw the comment and responded on Twitter with some not-so-friendly words for his USMNT “pal”.

Here’s the screenshot for inevitable deletion of the tweet:

Here’s the penalty call. You be the judge:

It’s possible that Jozy went down easy, but for Bedoya to throw Jozy of all people under the bus is just not very good from a national team perspective. Jozy has every right to respond to that cheap shot. And he’s absolutely right. Bedoya has a tendency of talking a bunch of trash in the press and social media without doing to the people he’s talking about’s face.

While this is probably just head of the moment stuff, it’s not a good look for two USMNT players to go at each other in public. What say you?

UPDATE: It was the media’s fault as usual.