Major League Soccer MLS
The Major League Soccer (MLS) is a one of the world’s most popular professional soccer league that organized in the United States. It was established on 17th December 1993 and has its first season in 1996 with only eight teams. Now, the MLS has more than 20 teams. Some of the most popular ones are DC United, Orlando City SC, Toronto FC, Minnesota United FC, San Jose Earthquakes, Seattle Sounders FC, Sporting Kansas City, New York Red Bulls, New England Revolution, Columbus Crew SC, Philadelphia Union, and Columbus Crew SC among others.
This league is affiliated with the US Soccer, which is the highest level authority in both the United States and Canada. The normal season of this league run from March to October every year. Each team play at least 34 games and the one with the best record receive the Supporters Shield. The defending champion of MLS Cup is Toronto FC, who won it in 2017. The team LA Galaxy won this cup five times that makes them the best team in this league.
Major League Soccer MLS Details
The TV partners of this popular league in the United States are Fox Sports, Univision Deportes, ESPN, and ESPN+. On the other hand, the Canadian TV partners of Major League Soccer are CTV, TVA Sports, and TSN2. The league has helped the authorities won lots of profit in the recent years. The headquarters of the MLS is situated in New York City, United States.
The domestic cups included in this league are US Open Cup and Canadian Championship. On the other hand, the international cups in the Major League Soccer MLS are Campeones Cup and CONCACAF Champions League. Each team owner has their certain share in the profit generated by this league.