Rafa Marquez Suspended For Three Games

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Thursday April 19th, 2012

The MLS has suspended and fined New York Red Bulls midfielder, Rafa Marquez for three games due to a reckless play that injured San Jose Earthquakes midfielder, Shea Salinas, according to a tweet from Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl.

 

Marquez tackled Salinas in the penalty area and kicked him after the two men tumbled on the ground, the play ended up shattering Salinas’s collarbone into four pieces.

Salinas had surgery on Wednesday and is expected to be out six to eight weeks.

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