Miguel Aceval, Nick Soolsma and Luis Silva were sent back to Toronto after they were involved in a scuffle outside a bar and were cited following an argument with police. The real kicker was this little tidbit: "Police say one player tried to flee the scene on foot, but was caught. No one else was arrested."
Needless to say, the jokesters on Twitter had a field day with the fact that a professional soccer player couldn't outrun some of Houston's finest.
But the team's most public instance of self-implosion was Dwayne De Rosario's infamous cheque-signing goal "celebration" in September of 2010. With a flick of his wrist the Canadian striker sealed his fate, and was shipped out of town soon after his jubilant protest:
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