Today is a great day for the MLS and soccer in America. The Boston Globe is reporting that Thierry Henry is the newest member of the New York Red Bulls. He is expected to join the club after the World Cup.
This signing is right up there with David Beckham signing with the Los Angeles Galaxy in 2007. While Thierry is not the superstar pop culture icon that Beckham is, he is a far superior player and truly on of the elite players to has taken to the fild over the last decade. Today is finally theday the MLS has truly commited to growth. In 2007 after Beckham signed, many felt that that the league needed to sign more stars away from the European leagues. It took the better part of 3years to sign the next superstar and maybe today is the beginnning of much greater things to come. What ever the future may bring for the MLS, one thing is for certain, American soccer fans will be able to enjoy one of the best talents to ever step on a MLS field!