Wayne Rooney was involved in a furious altercation with the fourth official during D.C. United's 1-0 defeat to Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday, before criticizing Major League Soccer's travel arrangements on Twitter after the match.
The former Manchester United forward, who is leaving D.C. at the end of season to become a player-coach at Derby County, clashed with fourth official Pierre-Luc Lauziere as he was replaced by Ola Kamara on 74 minutes.
Yordy Reyna scored in the 18th minute as the host Vancouver Whitecaps FC posted a 1-0 victory over D.C. United on Saturday.
Maxime Crepeau made two saves as Vancouver (6-12-9, 27 points) improved to 2-1-1 in its last four matches.
Bill Hamid finished with one save for D.C. United (10-8-9, 39 points), which was unsuccessful in its bid to record back-to-back wins for the first time since May 4 and 12.