major league soccerThe aggressive expansion is set to continue this week, with the league confirmed to make a “big announcement” on the 20th. San Diego thursday morning.
This week, the city is expected to approve an expansion team that will start playing within a few years. This marks the end of a long process in San Diego that has spanned many years. MLS It has a franchise and now has the financial backing to do so.
A group ready to bring top-level professional football to the world San Diego is willing to give up a lot of cash to make this dream, and a fourth team in California, a reality.
Extension fee is MLS The amount of money they make is record-breaking and shows how much it costs to break into the ever-growing league.
I don’t know yet. USL Championship ~ side san diego royal It will be part of the San Diego expansion franchise in some way, but all will be revealed at Thursday’s press conference. Snapdragon Stadium — The venue where the new team will play.
Franchise to enter MLS from 2025
of San DiegoMLS The team won’t be able to complete its roster anytime soon, which means it won’t be able to play official games for a few more seasons.
This is not uncommon. It usually takes several years from the announcement of a new team to the day it takes to the pitch for the first time.
for example, St. Louis City SC Although given an expansion franchise in 2019, the team didn’t start competing in MLS until 2023 (there were also logistical issues during the season). COVID-19 pandemic). intel miami He received final MLS approval in 2018, but was unable to play until 2020. MLS Cup champion Los Angeles FC was announced in 2014 and didn’t debut until 2018.