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Soccer is growing fast in the United States and the 'best days are still ahead' for MLS

by Jamie Goldberg
September 1, 2016 - Major League Soccer (MLS)

Read the Full Article at The Oregonian In November of 2001, Major League Soccer owner Lamar Hunt and his two sons, Dan and Clark, sat around a table inside Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City listening intently on a conference call as other owners talked ominously about the state of their fledging league.

MLS had lost $250 million since its inception in 1996. Two of the league's 12 franchises were in such sorry shape that they would need to fold.

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