HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Marseille on January 31, 2017.
PRONUNCIATION: Roh-mahn Al-ess-anne-dree-knee
Alessandrini is a relentlessly attacking-minded winger who led the LA Galaxy in both goals and assists last season. He puts opposing backlines under constant pressure with his ability to beat defenders 1-v-1, connect the final pass, and finish. He'll be a major contributor this year as LA look to improve upon a challenging 2017.
INTERNATIONAL: Alessandrini was named to France’s international squad in 2013 but did not make an appearance after withdrawing due to a minor injury.
OUTSIDE MLS: Alessandrini joins the Galaxy after nearly 10 years of playing professional in France for various teams, most recently in France’s Ligue 1 for Marseille. In Ligue 1, France’s top professional division, Alessandrini totaled 31 goals and 21 assists. Prior to his time in France’s top league, Alessandrini featured for FC Gueugnon and Clermont Foot Auvergne 63.