2012 MLS Season: 10 Reasons to Be Excited

A longtime supporter of the United States Men's National Team (USMNT) but only a recent supporter of Major League Soccer, I'm quite excited for the 2012 MLS season. 

Born out of the 1994 World Cup held in the United States, America's first successful professional football experiment began as a humble 10-team league but has since evolved into a respectable 19-team premier league which boasts the 10th highest match-day attendance in the world.

And after watching the second leg of a Western Conference semifinal in which the Seattle Sounders almost battled back from a 3-0 aggregate deficit to force extra time against Real Salt Lake, I realized that the emergent MLS can produce just as much excitement as its European counterparts.

So, in addition to supporting the beautiful game's growth in our country, here are 10 reasons why you'll want to follow the 2012 MLS season.

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