Major League Soccer (MLS) isn't the world's most accomplished soccer league, but some of the world's most famous players have made stops in the United State's top league. Ibrahimovic is only the latest example of a long number of European stars heading to the MLS, a tradition including luminaries of the sport such as David Beckham and Andrea Pirlo. Beckham became the first marquee name to make the move across
Thereafter Peru's 2-0 win against Australia at FIFA World Cup 2018, FOX Sports 96.9 FM/1340 AM's Dean Perretta caught up with Peru and Orlando City SC midfielder Yoshimar Yotún. The Peruvian star was a member of the Peru team which qualified for FIFA World Cup 2018 thereafter Los Incas finished fifth in CONMEBOL qualifying; Peru defeated New Zealand in a play-off game to qualify for FIFA World Cup 2018. The
D.C United are nearing the completion for the acquisition of Everton’s Wayne Rooney in a deal estimated to be around £12 million. Rooney, who is England and Manchester United’s all-time leading goal scorer, netted eleven goals for Everton in the 2017-2018 season. Rooney’s eleven goals with Everton in 2017-2018 all arrived before January 2018. The Toffees signed Rooney last summer on a free transfer from Manchester United, which witnessed the
Kelsey Nicole Nelson's FIFA World Cup 2018 Kick-Off celebrates the biggest and most watched live sporting event in the entire world this summer with an entertaining carnival of culture, which guarantees goals galore as Nelson previews and reviews the pivotal FIFA World Cup 2018 games, as well as interviewing the most recognized names in "The Beautiful Game". Every big game, every spectacular goal and every mesmerizingly breathtaking moment. Nelson's FIFA
Clint Dempsey’s homecoming to MLS came in the form a blockbuster $9 million switch to the Seattle Sounders in August 2013, thereafter spending six successful years in the English Premier League with Fulham and Tottenham Hotspur. Dempsey is widely regarded and acknowledged as the greatest-ever outfield US-born soccer player in the history of the English Premier League. In addition, Dempsey is also the only US-born player in history to score
Football and energy-efficiency. They’re not two phrases that you would usually associate with each other, but perhaps you should. Professional sports events can create a huge unseen carbon footprint – from transporting thousands of fans to the stadium to lighting up night time-games, and even simple things like keeping the grass in top condition all require large amounts of energy and resources. Luckily, many sporting venues have started to take
Tonight the soccer world turns to Chicago, Illinois. Well, sort of. MLS will field their best against the epic Real Madrid in a glorified exhibition match. This All-Star game signals a transition to the second half of the season. Clubs will begin to turn up the heat as the hunt for the Cup begins. Here are five things to look out for post the All-Star game: LA Galaxy & Orlando
Over the last few months the Tampa Bay Rowdies, currently a USL soccer team, has been making the push to become the second MLS team in Florida. Which from a sport standpoint, expanding the sport is always great, yet there is something about the I4 rivalry/connection, that shows the Tampa Bay Rowdies will never live up to what the Orlando City Soccer Club has established within their first three years.
While Orlando City Soccer Club has been in a recent slump, they are still currently sitting tied at third place with New York City FC, the team is gaining momentum, and it has everything to do with the fans. Honestly, we all understand that home field/court/ice advantage is honestly the best advantage in sports. No travel time, no stress, and honestly, being at home allows you to enjoy the crowd
ORLANDO, FL – Three years after beginning play as an MLS expansion club in 2015, Orlando City SC has matured from a young expansion cub into a young—yet powerful—lion, stalking and hunting their unsuspecting Major League Soccer prey. Thanks to the dissolution of Chivas, Orlando City—or OCSC, “City” as the locals call them for short—would be elevated from the USL Pro and become MLS’s 20th franchise following the 2014 season.