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Andriy Shevchenko Coming to America?

The English tabloid The Mirror reported today that Chelsea star Andriy Shevchenko is considering following David Beckham’s lead and coming to play in MLS.

Shevchenko, 31, has struggled at Chelsea since his British record £30.9million signing from AC Milan and he now is considering a move to a Major League Soccer club as his final career step.

Why America? Well it seems that Shevchenko is married to American model Kristen Pazik who would welcome a move to the States after moving to London from Milan for the good of their two children.

Major League Soccer, News

Whose Coming To MLS?

The UK newspaper The Sun reported last week that David Beckham will pocket a staggering £125million during his five-year contract with the LAL Galaxy. That translates into about $250 million.

In the article MLS commissioner Don Garber was quoted as saying:

“David was really a home run for us, to use a baseball analogy. He’s going to make the £125m when his five years are up — I really believe that. Just look at what he’s been able to generate this year. He is just an incredible marketing machine.”

I thought that the most interesting quote from Garber was this: