Alex Morgan, one of the biggest names in US Soccer and the poster-girl for the women’s national team has been kicked out of Disney World in Florida along with the former Derby County and West Brom midfielder Giles Barnes following a drunken row.
TMZ report that the 28-year old who plays for the Orlando Pride partied with a group of friends at a bar in the UK section of the Disney resort.
According to a report from Orange County Sheriff’s Department, Barnes got into an argument after he queue jumped.
He was then escorted out of the park before security were summoned back to throw out Morgan.
Orlando City SC, who run the women’s team (Orlando Pride) as well as the men’s team released the following statement:
“The Orlando City SC organisation is aware of a situation that occurred at Walt Disney World’s Epcot theme park earlier this week and is awaiting official communication from Disney or the Orange County Police Department.
“The club will address the matter internally when there is a full understanding of what occurred.”
Morgan is one of the biggest names in women’s football having been capped 130 times by the U.S. She helped her country win the gold medal in the London Olympics in 2012 and also win the 2015 World Cup, beating Japan in the final.
Hours before the incident, she had helped her club side, Orlando Pride, defeat North Carolina Courage 3-2 to reach the play-off semi finals.
Giles Barnes moved to the MLS in 2012 after two unsuccessful spells in the Premier League at Derby County and West Brom, he has represented the Vancouver Whitecaps and Houston Dynamo before joining Orlando for the 2017 season.