Orlando soccer star Larin arrested for DUI

Ross Houston
June 15, 2017

Brampton's Cyle Larin, who plays for Orlando City of MLS, was arrested and charged with DUI after driving the wrong way down a Florida street, according to reports. The legal limit is.08.

The driver stopped in the middle of the road and an oncoming Mercedes stopped within feet of the vehicle, preventing a head-on collision, according to an arrest report. Orlando City has not yet commented on the incident.

Canadian worldwide Cyle Larin was arrested in Florida Thursday morning on a DUI charge, according to the Orlando Sentinel.


Larin told the officer he was from Toronto and unfamiliar with the area, although he said he had lived in Orlando for three years.

Troopers said Larin's eyes were "extremely bloodshot and glassy", and there was an "obvious odor of alcoholic beverage omitting from the vehicle", according to an arrest report.

The trooper asked the driver to pull into an adjacent parking lot, where he identified himself as Cyle Larin and a field sobriety test was performed, officials said.


Larin earned his 20th cap for Canada on Tuesday in a 2-1 win over Curacao in Montreal.

He blew a.179 and a.182 on sobriety tests.

The soft-spoken striker, a former University of CT star whose previously had only made news for his play on the field, is one of the young stars of Major League Soccer. He had 14 in 2016 and eight so far this season, which leads the team.


His 39 goals through 68 career MLS starts have attracted interest from clubs in Europe.

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