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Abby Wambach apologizes for DUI charge: 'I take full responsibility for my actions'

Retired soccer star Abby Wambach apologized to her "family, friends, fans, and those that look to follow a better example" on Sunday, hours after she was arrested on a DUI charge in Portland.

On her Facebook page, Wambach, 35, said, she was pulled over after dinner at a friend's house. "I take full responsibility for my actions," she said. "This is all on me. I promise that I will do whatever it takes to ensure that my horrible mistake is never repeated." Wambach wrote that those close to her "know that I have always demanded excellence from myself. I have let myself and others down."

Most of the comments left on her post were positive, with fans saying they appreciated Wambach taking responsibility for her mistake and learning from it.