There are so many talented athletes and coaches in soccer, but we definitely do have our favorites. We'll mainly appreciate the players and coaches from the teams we're biggest fans of. It only makes sense, of course, but I'm not going to be biased here because there are other coaches and athletes from other teams that perform amazingly.
2018 Major League Soccer started on Saturday, March 3, with a number of surprises already delivered. The reigning champions, Toronto FC, were humbled in their own building in a 2-0 loss to Columbus. Meanwhile, down south, the Houston Dynamo laid a 4-0 licking on Atlanta United, a team that many see as a favorite to win it all this season.
If you missed the oldest players in Major League Soccer, I suggest you check that out right now. The youngest, however, aren't as skilled or as noteworthy as the oldest, and tend to be ignored more so than most for their relative newness on the pitch and on their particularly club. Whether they're good players or not isn't necessarily what adds them to the list; it's about their history not just in MLS, but for the game of soccer itself. In addition, you also have to question if they brought their squads major accolades, or led them to a particular championship.
Major League Soccer is a men’s professional soccer league controlled by the US soccer that represents the sport’s highest level in both the US and Canada. And MLS features so many valuable teams like LA Galaxy, Real Salt Lake, New York Red Bulls, Chicago Fire, Toronto FC, and so much more. Going against each other to reach the Final Cup, MLS also gives out awards to the teams' most best players.
What does it take for a MLS squad to become deemed most valuable? A lot, and then some. Major League Soccer has no shortage of valued teams, and with a variety of places to choose from, whether it be LA, or Seattle, the MVT of the MLS is far more complex than you might think. Forbes even released their own theories as to the most valuable teams of 2017, and still the question continuously seems to stump us all as we draw nearer to this year's Cup. Here's a complete list of Major League Soccer teams for newcomers to follow along with.
The Major League Soccer's highest earners are the most expensive players for the league this past season. 2017 was a great year for these athletes, ranging from salaries from $2.6 million all the way to $7.168 million.
From Hugo Sanchez to Jared Borgetti, do you agree with the top Mexican soccer players? From strikers to defenders, these players are sure to inspire any soccer fan.
In soccer, especially Major League Soccer, if we want to attend a live game, we expect the venues to be amazing. We want venues that can fill up to 100,000 screaming, diehard soccer fans. Or venues with easy access, great parking, and definitely spacious enough to get a clean view of the game. Venues certainly play an important role when it comes to watching live soccer, because that's where the match is taking place. No matter how intense you know the game will be, if the venue isn't as great as the game... there can be problems.
Miami hasn’t had an MLS franchise since 2001, when the Miami Fusion went under. But on Monday, that changed, as the MLS granted the Beckham Group an expansion team. And the Latino population couldn’t be more excited!
So here we are. 2018. A new year is always a chance at a new start, and for fans of the U.S. men's national team, the January camp represents a clean slate. We won't be going to the World Cup this year, but we have a chance to start putting the pieces of the puzzle together for 2022.
Despite not being all over mainstream sports talk, the MLS is growing at a steady clip. Since its inception, most of the MLS teams haven't been playing in soccer-specific stadiums, and instead had to take the scraps from football and other mix-used arenas. According to the Guardian, this is no longer going to be a problem, as the majority of MLS teams will be playing in their own, soccer-specific stadiums by 2018.
There has been a fair share of English players in MLS, as the growing popularity of soccer influenced the United States. With this being said, among these athletes, there are only a select few that can be referred to as the best professional soccer players among these teams.