Alex Morgan shares her perspective on body cam video of soccer players getting kicked out of Disney World

Orange County deputies released body camera video showing Alex Morgan and other Orlando City Soccer Club players being

Orange County deputies released body camera video Tuesday showing U.S. women's national team player Alex Morgan and Orlando City Soccer Club players being kicked out of Disney World the evening of Oct. 1.

Morgan and Orlando City players Donny Toia and Giles Barnes were among six people escorted from Epcot. Deputies did not arrest or suggest criminal charges be filed against any of them.

Morgan addressed the video released Tuesday.

“Although I regret my actions last Sunday while attending the Epcot Food and Wine Festival with my family and friends, the video released today shows that while we were all caught up in the tension of the moment, I was not out of control or highly impaired,” Morgan said. “I used bad judgment and I was simply trying to support my friends.”

Deputies stated in an incident report the discussion with Morgan and Orlando City players escalated quickly when they were dispatched to Epcot and they didn’t turn on a body cam until they were in a conference room with Morgan, Toia and Toia’s wife.

“Trust me, we’ll never be back because you guys treated us horribly,” Donny Toia said in the video.

“Everyone will hear about it, though,” said his wife, Courtney Toia. “I don’t think they understand.”

Morgan apologized with a tweet last week.

“I will learn from this make sure it does not happen again. . #liveandlearn,” she wrote.

Spokespeople for the Orlando City Soccer Club declined to comment Tuesday.

Orange County deputies said that Barnes cut in front of another person inside a pub in the U.K. section of Epcot. They later got into an argument, deputies said, and Barnes was escorted out of the pub.

Deputies were called back to help with other players and their significant others and friends as Barnes was being taken out of the park.

“We were protecting our friend, we were never in a pub,” Morgan said in the video.

The video shows Morgan, Toia and his wife, Courtney Toia filling out trespass warnings. The document means they are not allowed to return to Walt Disney World properties. Deputies took Courtney Toia’s thumb prints.

“This guy said — he told me to be respectful to that guy, and I was, I was going home,” Donny Toia said. “And then you pushed me in here.”

The video shows Donny Toia complaining about being kicked out despite paying $107 per person in admission, and Morgan repeatedly asking why they were taken to the back room.

“We didn’t get drunk; we didn’t destroy any property,” Morgan told deputies.

She also objected to being called “mouthy” by a deputy, saying she did not curse during the incident.

“Dude, you guys are lying right now, I can’t imagine what black people go through,” she said. “...We’re getting mouthy. Actually we haven’t said anything curse word-y, we asked why we were being escorted to your room.”

Courtney Toia at one point scolded her husband for telling another person to “get the [expletive] out” of the room.

“You don’t say that,” Courtney Toia said. “I’m sorry, I apologize on his behalf.”

After about 15 minutes, the three were allowed out of the conference room and escorted out of the park.

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