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Report: USWNT legend Abby Wambach arrested in Portland for DUII

The MAKERS Conference 2016 - Day 2

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 02: America soccer player and two-time Olympic gold medalist Abby Wambach attends the 2016 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at the Terrenea Resort on February 2, 2016 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for AOL)

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American soccer legend Abby Wambach is in the news from the wrong reasons Sunday.

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Wambach, 35, was arrested overnight in Portland, Oregon, where she resides. She has since issued a public apology for the incident.

The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office says that the charge is DUII, or driving under the influence of intoxicants.

From the Associated Press:

Portland police Sgt. Peter Simpson said in a statement Sunday that a sergeant stopped the 35-year-old Saturday night after she reportedly ran a red light in her Range Rover near downtown.

Simpson says Wambach failed field sobriety tests and was arrested. He says she also failed a breath test at the police precinct.

The Rochester native is women’s soccer’s all-time leading scorer, and retired from playing late last year.

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