Manchester United's record goalscorer Wayne Rooney lost large amounts of money and started "chasing his bets" to try and win it back.
Wayne Rooney, 34, joined Derby County as a player-coach from MLS side DC United but has been ineligible to play for his new club until January.
Wayne Rooney will resume his career in England next month after joining second-tier Derby as player-coach from MLS side DC United.
Streaming service Netflix appeared to make a joke about the spat, tweeting: "We're going to have to make a documentary about this, aren't we."
Wayne Rooney is set to leave Washington-based DC United after agreeing a deal to become player-coach of English Championship side Derby County.
Wayne Rooney has engineered an upturn in DC United's fortunes since he arrived from Everton.
Former England star Wayne Rooney has been playing Major League Soccer (MLS) since he left the Premier League.
Against Brighton, Marcus Rashford made his 150th appearance, reaching the mark at a younger age than both Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney.
Wayne Rooney is serving a two-year UK drink driving ban stemming from a September 2017 arrest in England.
The decision to welcome back Wayne Rooney for a Wembley farewell has divided opinion.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored 22 goals and added 10 assists in what was only the third 20-and-10 season in MLS history.
Wayne Rooney revived DC United after his mid-season arrival, lifting the club from last place into a fourth-place finish in the Eastern Conference and a playoff spot.
Wayne Rooney, whose arrival in Washington has transformed the club's season, curled in a superb strike from 30 yards in the 18th minute.
Wayne Rooney said the situation at Old Trafford was similar to when Louis van Gaal was at the helm.
DC United beat Montreal Impact to move a step closer to the sixth and final Eastern Conference playoff spot.
Wayne Rooney moved to Major League Soccer in the US at the end of the last season of the Premier League.
England football legend Wayne Rooney praised his homeland's "fantastic" World Cup effort on Monday, cheering the buzz and belief their semi-final run in Russia has inspired.