Players like David Beckham, Thierry Henry, Frank Lampard, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Gonzalo Higuain have previously played in Major League Soccer in the United States.
There is no doubt that the popularity of Major League Soccer in the United States has skyrocketed in the past few years.
Many players who have graced European club football have played here during their careers. Arguably, the two best players of the modern era,
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, will soon be in the MLS Mata, according to former American star footballer Landon Donovan.
This was reported by the Spanish media Marca.
The current season will see many players who have played in Europe in different MLS teams. Italian centerback Georginio Chiellini and Welsh winger Gareth Bale will play for Los Angeles FC.
Two Italians Lorenzo Insigne and Federico Bernadeschi will play for Toronto FC. Besides, English legend Wayne Rooney will be in DC United’s dugout as a coach.
Another living legend of English football, David Beckham, initiated the entry of European players into the MLS. The former midfielder joined LA Galaxy in 2007.
Later, players like Thierry Henry, Frank Lampard, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Gonzalo Higuain also came here. Donovan believes that Messi-Ronaldo will also be in the United States one day.
“Beckham paved the way for everyone,” said Landon Donovan in an interview with AS. Now our league (MLS) is moving very fast and everyone wants to come here and play. I think, one day Messi-Ronaldo will also play here.”
He added, “MLS is now able to spread the message of moving forward quickly. Footballers like Carlos Vela, Chicharito, Gareth Bale are playing here.
Many more players want to come here and play. Their agents want to contact me.”
The former US striker said, “Many players in the world are willing to play in the United States. I get 3-4 e-mails every day from various players’ agents.
The standard of play in MLS is also much better now and that’s why footballers are keen to come here. Moreover, there are more earning opportunities than ever before.”🔱
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