Sebastian Lletget probably isn’t smiling today after MLS came down on him. (Photo courtesy of MLS)
NEW YORK – The Red Bulls will have one less foe to worry about when they visit the LA Galaxy Sunday – midfielder Sebastian Lletget.
Major League Soccer Friday announced that LA Galaxy Lletget has been fined an undisclosed amount and suspended for two matches for the use of a homophobic slur in an Instagram post April 9.
Lletget also has been required to attend diversity, equity and inclusion training through Athlete Ally.
He will serve the two-game suspension during the Galaxy’s next two regular season MLS matches, against the Red Bulls on and Seattle Sounders FC May 2.
In a press release, MLS stated that it “acknowledges and appreciates Lletget’s prompt apology and the accountability he has taken for his actions.”