The initial stages of what may result in five or six player moves this summer at New York City FC began Tuesday with the addition of two outside backs from Spain.
David Villa set up goals at the end of each half and New York City FC tied the Chicago Fire 2-2 on Friday night at Yankee Stadium to snap a four-game losing streak and extend his winless run to nine games.
The 1-1 draw against the Philadelphia Union on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium will rank as the most disappointing result in the short history of New York City FC.
Talk about endearing yourself to the masses. David Villa did that and more on Sunday, scoring once and setting up the other goal in New York City Football Club’s 2-0 win over New England.
MLS may be 20 years old but there is a lot that’s new this season, from the overall league rebranding, to a pair of high-profile expansion teams and an influx of internationally proven talent.
On Monday, the club announced the signing of Spanish forward David Villa to a three-year contract on a free transfer from Atletico Madrid. He comes to New York City with a couple of responsibilities.
David Villa has left Atletico Madrid after one season to make history with Major League Soccer’s NYCFC.