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MLS suspends, fines Real Salt Lake forward Alexandre

NEW YORK – The Major League Soccer Disciplinary Committee today suspended Real Salt Lake midfielder Jean Alexandre for one game and fined him $500 for an egregious and reckless tackle that endangered the safety of his opponent in the 49th minute of the match against D.C. United on June 18, 2011. Alexandre will be suspended for Real Salt Lake’s June 22, 2011 against the Chicago Fire.

Fines collected are donated to MLS W.O.R.K.S., Major League Soccer's community outreach initiative dedicated to addressing important social issues affecting young people and serves as a platform for both League and club philanthropic programs. MLS W.O.R.K.S. seeks to establish Major League Soccer as a leader for improving the lives of people through sport.