Thursday, March 24, 2011

NEWS WATCH GRAPHIC - Major League Soccer's International Flavor

Courtesy of the league released this neato map of the where and who of all the international players in Major League Soccer.

The results? While 280 players are from the ol' U.S. of A. another 184 players call 57 other countries home. These stats make MLS the most diverse league in all of American professional sports. MLS' foreign players make up 38% percent compare to Major League Baseball's 26% and the National Hockey League's 25%.

A handful pretty cool trivia answers to have in your back pocket for the next time you show up on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" or whatever game shows you crazy kids are watching these days.

Graphic Courtesy of Major League Soccer

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  1. I'm quite surprised there is no one from Australia. I know they have the A-League and all, but that's a strange white block.

  2. @Eric - Danny Allsopp used to be on DC United, but he went back to Australia to play for Melbourne.


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