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5hJeff Carlisle

Sources: Rapids in talks to sign City's Steffen

The Colorado Rapids are negotiating with Manchester City a deal for United States national team goalkeeper Zack Steffen, sources told ESPN.

Steve Cherundolo non-committal on Carlos Vela's future (0:30)
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14hKyle Bonagura

Vela, Chiellini may leave LAFC after MLS Cup

As LAFC prepares to defend its MLS Cup title on Saturday, it is also bracing for the possibility it will be the final game in Black and Gold for club icon Carlos Vela and longtime Italy international Giorgio Chiellini.

LAFC fined, fan group suspended for illegal flares (0:42)
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1dJeff Carlisle

LAFC fined, fan group suspended for illegal flares

Major League Soccer announced on Wednesday it has fined LAFC $100,000 and indefinitely suspended the privileges of the supporter group 3252 after the group engaged in "serious misconduct."

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2dKyle Bonagura

Crépeau the key for LAFC vs. Columbus Crew at 2023 MLS Cup

Maxime Crépeau has returned to his brilliant best after breaking his leg in the 2022 MLS Cup final and is hoping to help LAFC become first back-to-back champs since the LA Galaxy did it in 2011-12.

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Messi named 2023 Time Athlete of the Year

Lionel Messi has been named Time Magazine's Athlete of the Year for 2023 after his move to the United States to join Major League Soccer side Inter Miami.

5dAssociated Press

LAFC returns to MLS Cup, will face Columbus

Ryan Hollingshead scored late in the first half and defending champion LAFC advanced to its second straight MLS Cup final with a 2-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night.

LAFC on to the MLS Cup final after win over Houston (0:52)

Crew stun Cincy in ET thriller to reach MLS Cup

Christian Ramirez scored in the 115th minute in extra time as the Columbus Crew rallied from a two-goal deficit to stun host FC Cincinnati 3-2 in the MLS Eastern Conference final on Saturday.

Christian Ramirez's goal sends Columbus to MLS Final (1:00)
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7dESPN News Services

Messi: After struggles in Argentina, fans love me

In an interview with Star+, Lionel Messi said, a year after lifting the World Cup trophy in Qatar, that one of his top triumphs is having turned criticism into praise from Argentina fans.

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7dESPN News Services

Miami, Messi to play El Salvador in preseason

Inter Miami CF and star Lionel Messi will begin their preparations for the 2024 season with a friendly against the El Salvador national team in San Salvador on Jan. 19, the club announced Thursday.

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Whitecaps' Sartini banned 6 games for ref rant

Vancouver Whitecaps FC head coach Vanni Sartini has been suspended a total of six matches and fined $20,000 by MLS on Thursday for multiple violations of league policy.

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8dESPN News Services

Messi effect: Miami sells out 2024 season tickets

Inter Miami announced Thursday that it has sold out its season tickets for 2024, the first full year with eight-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi as part of the MLS club's roster.

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MLS name 'Best XI' of season

Expansion team St. Louis City SC was one of four clubs with two players named to the 2023 MLS Best XI on Tuesday.

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Philadelphia Union3415109+1655
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