US Soccer: Growing in Stature or Retirement Home in The Sun?

Legendary footballers from around the world have recently made the move to the United States in order to continue their playing career. There has certainly been a change in the attitude towards the MLS from the rest of the world, not least down to a successful World Cup campaign from the United States.

But when a huge star from the likes of Barcelona or ex-Arsenal playmaker moves to an American team, the world will take notice.

On the face, it is of course great for the game and for the supporters to see big names coming over to their local team.  But when examined deeper, the motives of these footballers to move should be questioned and examined in the best interests of the MLS.

In recent years David Beckham, Juan Pablo Angel, Freddie Ljungberg, Thierry Henry and Rafael Marquez have all made the trip to America to play their trade as footballers. These players represent some of the best footballers in the world and have played for  top clu...

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