UPDATE (2/28/21): Jonathan Suarez's contract has been terminated by Orlando City SC and Major League Soccer following his arrest Tuesday night in connection with allegations of sexual battery. MLS suspended Suarez on Wednesday pending an investigation by the league and the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office.

ORIGINAL (2/24/21): Orlando City SC defender Jonathan Suarez has been suspended by Major League Soccer pending investigations by the league and Osceola Country Sheriff's Office following his arrest Tuesday night.


Read the full statement from the league below:


Orlando City SC defender Jonathan Suarez was arrested Tuesday night in connection with allegations of sexual battery. Suarez has been suspended pending investigations by MLS and the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office. Major League Soccer will remain in close communication with the Orlando City SC, local law enforcement, and the MLS Players Association during this investigation.

MLS will make further determinations concerning the player’s status as more information becomes available.

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