Los Angeles Galaxy
Major League Soccer and its players’ union are partnering in an anti-discrimination campaign, a move less than a month after Robbie Rogers signed with the Los Angeles Galaxy and became the first openly-gay male athlete to play in a major U.S. professional league.
Rogers made history on Sunday night when he became the first openly gay male athlete to play in a U.S. professional league, making his Major League Soccer debut with the Los Angeles Galaxy.
The 38-year-old Beckham, who recently won a league title in a fourth country with Paris Saint-Germain, said Thursday he will retire after the season.
The Red Bulls waived ten players including Teemu Tainio and Jan Gunnar Solli on Monday.
The Red Bulls have acquired goalkeeper Bill Gaudette from the Los Angeles Galaxy in exchange for New York’s 2014 second-round supplemental draft pick.
World soccer giants Real Madrid, AC Milan, Chelsea and Paris Saint-German are all set to play at Yankee Stadium this summer.
Former France and Arsenal forward Thierry Henry scored for New York in the fourth minute and Landon Donovan countered for Los Angeles in the 41st as the Red Bulls and Galaxy played to a 1-1 draw in Major League Soccer on Saturday.
Jeremy Hall was traded from Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls to the expansion Portland Timbers on Monday for a third-round draft pick in January.
David Beckham made his first run-on start of the Major League Soccer season for the Los Angeles Galaxy in a 2-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls on Friday.
Thierry Henry will miss the New York Red Bulls’ high-profile game against the Los Angeles Galaxy and David Beckham on Friday night because of a sprained right knee.