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Manchester City FC, New York Yankees Team Up For New MLS Club In 2015

First, David Beckham retires, now THIS?! Here are 10 things that you need to know about the epic fusion of these two major global sports brands.

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3. NYC FC might serve as a feeder team for 2011-12 English Premier League champions Manchester City.

Via mcfc.co.uk

According to City CEO Ferran Soriano, "the objective and the focus will be to try to find the right players for the New York team. The New York team is a team on its own.''

7. High-profile players might be transferring to NYC FC in the future.

Via guardian.co.uk

Big names including Frank Lampard, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Xavi, Andrea Pirlo, Ronaldinho, and current City forward Carlos Tevez are possible targets.

8. The majority owner of the club will be City owner Sheik Mansour bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi.

10. Finally, the kits for NYC FC could possibly look like this:

Via bleacherreport.com

Made by former Man City kit manufacturers Umbro, the jerseys would have the navy blue and pinstripes of the Bronx Bombers, the sky blue of the Citizens, and OF COURSE they'll be sponsored by the New York Stock Exchange and Saks Fifth Avenue. They're so New York City.

Hopefully though, NYC FC's future jerseys will be made by current City kit manufacturers Nike, but this awesome possible idea for their future jerseys is all that we have for now!

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