Jonathan Suárez contract ended by Orlando City after arrest

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Suárez’s contact was terminated by Major League Soccer’s Orlando City following his arrest last week.

The 24-year-old, whose full name is Jonathan Suárez Cortes, and brother Rafael Suárez were arrested Feb. 23 and accused of sexually assaulting a woman, the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.

Major League Soccer suspended the player last week pending an investigation. Jonathan Suárez had been acquired on loan from Mexico’s Querétaro last month.

Orlando City said in a statement Sunday that Suárez’s contract had been terminated “with the defender mutually agreeing to the termination in order to focus on the allegations made against him.”


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