U.S. soccer interest has “skyrocketed,” according to the league.
This week for BuzzReads, David Peisner profiles a professional soccer player who earns only $35,125 a year, and questions whether pay inequality will doom Major League Soccer. Read that and these other great stories from around BuzzFeed and the web.
Major League Soccer is the only pro sports league in America where superstars can earn 140 times more than their teammates. How much longer will it be able to convince talented, internationally coveted young players like the Los Angeles Galaxy’s Kofi Opare to stay in the U.S. for $35,000 a year?
The soccer star recently made history as the first ever openly gay major league soccer player. And also he’s basically perfect.
America’s up-and-coming league gets its own version of the Yankees.
What does Thierry Henry, one of the best French players ever, get out of playing in the United States?
Ahhhhhhhhh my soullllllllll
And he’s been out for two months.
Major League Soccer just released their 2013 schedule. Major League Soccer is funny.
On Saturday, Beckham’s team won the MLS Cup in what was his last match with the Galaxy and possibly the last in his playing career.
An 11 year old “singer/songwriter” sings in front of thousands at a Dallas-LA MLS game. Yikes.
Kicking balls at refs. Scaring mascots. Being a douche. Posh must be so embarrassed today.