PULISIC REPLACES DONOVAN AS YOUNGEST CAPTAIN

Chelsea-bound forward Christian Pulisic became the youngest captain in the modern history of the United States Men National team when he was given the armband during a friendly game against Italy in Genk, Belgium.

Pulisic became the USMNT youngest captain ever at 20 years, 63 days replacing legendary striker Landon Donovan who was just 22 years, 220 days when he was handed the captain’s armband in a World Cup qualifiers’ game against El Salvador in 2009. The regular captain Claudio Reyna missed that game through injury. Continue reading “PULISIC REPLACES DONOVAN AS YOUNGEST CAPTAIN”

Simon Hill Talks About How A-League Can Learn From The Atlanta United Of MLS Regarding Expansion

In the picture that brings back the memory of success of Western Sydney Wanderers in the Champions League in the year 2018. Even though on a bigger scale, the American franchise, Atlanta United that started being a part only 2 years ago have managed to win the MLS Cup amongst 73,000 fans. This is a crowd that was larger than the previous 4 Super Bowls.

United, as well as Wanderers, bring back the memory of the expansion. If it is done in the right manner then it will help in boosting the nascent football leagues, especially in all conventionally non-football countries. Atlanta is known to have about 50,000 fans in the year 2018. In each of the cases, the condition has just been right.
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Inter Miami CF Of David Beckham

David Beckham had hoped to build a new stadium for his franchise of Inter Miami in Major League Soccer. There were around 60 percent of the voters in the city who chose to let the club bargain so as to form a 73-acre site. Currently, it is a golf course which is owned by the council. The complex will house a public park, shopping mall, stadium, and a hotel. The group owned by Beckham has to obtain the support of 4 of the city’s 5 commissioners. The former England captain thanked the fans that stood by him. It was indeed a great day as Beckham always had a dream to bring in a team to the greatest city.

Beckham and his team wish to form a legacy as that’s something that kids will look up to. At the same time, Beckham also said that they want to win and not just to leave a great team there. Beckham said achieving championships is of utmost importance to him. Inter Miami is all set to make their first appearance in MLS in 2020 post getting an expansion contact in the month of January.
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Bournemouth Striker Jermain Defoe Refuses To Rule Out MLS Return

Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe says he would not rule out a return to MLS. Defoe is now 36-year-old came to Toronto in the year 2014 and scored 12 goals in 21 matches, but returned to England with the Sunderland less than a year later after a break in relationship with the club president Tim Leiweke.

“I certainly would not rule it out, because when I was there I enjoyed it,” he told in an interview. “I enjoyed going to different places, places I had never been before. I love visiting new places and meeting new people. But, even when I was there, I always felt that every team we played felt that there were some players who could continue and play at some level in Europe.”
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David Villa Is Aiming For Supporters Shield And MLS Cup Title

On the afternoon of Sunday, David Villa  made a victorious return in the football club of New York City FC at Toronto FC. In a traditional Villa installment, he angled left on the dribble and made a 15 yard shot passing Alex Bono only 15 minutes into his reappearance as City recorded the win of 3-2 at the BMO Field. The return is wonderful for Villa who sustained injury and had missed seven consecutive matches because of that along with suspension from one-game MLS All-Star.

After marking the season’s ninth finish in 99 MLS start, He said “For me it was really the bad time as I wasn’t able to help the team. I tried everything to become healthy but my knee was not ready for the same and it said no every time – I waited till my knee said yes and now I am delighted that I am back and with my team.”
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