HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Marseille on January 31, 2017.
PRONUNCIATION: Roh-mahn Al-ess-anne-dree-knee
Alessandrini joins the LA Galaxy in the prime of his career and should be a major figure on the wing for the club in 2017. He has a lethal left foot and has an the ability to beat defenders 1v1.
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.