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Former US Soccer Star Abby Wambach Arrested For DUI

Wambach faces a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence.

By Ryan Biek | April 3, 2016

Abby Wambach, former captain of the U.S. women's national team, was arrested for driving under the influence. 

Police say she was pulled over late Saturday night after running a red light and was arrested after failing a sobriety test. She was released Sunday morning. 

The incident occurred in Portland, Oregon, where Wambach currently lives. The DUI charge against her is a misdemeanor. 

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The former star forward won two Olympic gold medals and a World Cup with the women's national team before retiring in December. 

This video includes clips from Cree, Inc. and images from Getty Images and the Multnomah County Jail.

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