Skip to content

American Soccer Finally Goes Global

It was once rumored that Google would sponsor Manchester United.  That deal didn’t happen, but there may be renewed hope closer to home.  In excellent news for American soccer fans, the New York Times reports that Major League Soccer, the American first division, is finally getting with the global program.  The league is going to sell space on player jerseys.

Torsos in American football, baseball, basketball, and ice hockey remain bastions of noncommercial fashion purity.