Newspapers this morning carried pictures of the full-back, believed to have been taken during the week as Sunderland’s players celebrated avoiding relegation.
Black Cats boss Paolo Di Canio is believed to be furious about the incident, and has reportedly dropped Bardsley from his squad for today’s last game of the Premier League season.
But, let's be honest, did the player mean any harm?
There's worse things he could have done.
Ask Titus Bramble!