McDonald’s may file a complaint with the Commission’s office as soon as May 2022 if he wishes to be reinstated.
“The integrity of our rules is sacred and is a fundamental principle of our league that our clubs are responsible for complying with all league regulations,” MLS Commissioner Don Garber said in a statement from the league. violate These sanctions reflect the severity of Inter Miami’s abuse should promote full cooperation from all parties in future investigations and will deter the club from violating the roster rules. ”
The league announced in March it was reviewing Miami̵
7;s signing Matuidi for breaching the league’s roster rules. League representatives said McDonough was not part of the investigation. That changed as the investigation continued, with the league said in April that Miami had broken the rules. But not yet prepared to announce the sanctions.
The sanctions announced on Friday included a $ 2 million fine of Inter Miami and $ 250,000 owner Jorge Mas, Mas cooperating largely with investigators. But was fined as an investigation found he did not disclose timely knowledge of Matuidi’s breach imposed under league rules.
The club will receive a $ 2,271,250 reduced allocation for the 2022 and 2023 seasons.