MLS side LA Galaxy releases player after his wife's racist posts
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MLS side LA Galaxy releases player after his wife's racist posts

MLS side LA Galaxy and midfielder Aleksandar Katai have mutually agreed to part ways today, two days after his wife's racist posts on social media about the protests happening throughout the USA in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.

In her now-deleted posts on Instagram, Tea Katai called protesters "disgusting cattle" and mocked the Black Lives Matter movement with the comment "Black Nikes Matter."

On Thursday, Aleksandar Katai posted a statement on Instagram calling his wife's posts "unacceptable" and adding "these views are not ones that I share and are not tolerated in my family."

Katai, 29, was in his first season with Galaxy and had appeared in two games this season.

He previously spent two years with the Chicago Fire, playing in 62 games from 2018-19 with 18 goals and 12 assists.

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