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Messi is the best move MLS ever made

Ep. 1504

We dive into several meaty topics such as the impact that Messi has made on MLS and Leagues Cup, how this Summer of Soccer has been more gruelling than any before it, why the Women's World Cup is causing viewers to make a tough choice, how Messi is having an impact on the Soccer Champions Tour and European friendlies in the United States, how Leagues Cup attendances are doing compared to MLS attendances, what the 1 million number means for MLS Season Pass subscribers, and what's going on with the meek penalty kicks that seems like a trend of late.

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