Abby Wambach pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of intoxicants. (Photo Copyright Erica McCaulley for The Equalizer)
Abby Wambach pleaded guilty on Tuesday to driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII), and has agreed to enroll in a diversion program available to first-time offenders. The Oregonian reported the story
. If Wambach meets the conditions of the diversion program she could have her charge thrown out after a year. She will require a breathalyzer in her car to prove her sobriety before starting it and she is expected to avoid drinking alcohol.
Wambach was arrested the night of April 2 while driving home from a friend’s house through downtown Portland.
In December, Wambach concluded a decorated soccer career that saw her break Mia Hamm’s record for most international goals of all-time. She retired with 184 goals and countless other honors. In July she achieved her long-stated goal of being part of the World Cup winning side.