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.