International soccer games in nyc 2018Eric Remedi scored his first career MLS goal to lift Atlanta United to a 1-0 victory over host New York City FC in the first leg of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Yankee Stadium on Sunday night. Here’s a reason for Australia fans to wake up early to root for their team: the 22 televisions at this two-floor bar will all blast the games. Australian beers will be on offer, as well as a traditional Aussie breakfast: eggs, bacon, sausage, tomatoes and baked beans, along with vegemite toast. When Australia scores a goal, vodka shots will passed around.
Speaking to the BBC , Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu declared that he wants to see the league play as many as three games abroad. Barcelona previously agreed to face Girona in the match that was set for Miami on January 26. However, the decision to play the game in Miami was rescinded and was instead played in Girona due to opposition from the Spanish Football Federation.
But a jump in TV rights money could pale in comparison to what’s just a little bit further down the road: World Cup 2026. It’s too early to tell exactly what role either MLS or SUM will play in North America hosting the international tournament, but the league has long credited the World Cup (and, more specifically, the resulting surge in stateside soccer popularity) for much of its past success. With the world’s biggest sporting event being played on home soil …READ MORE