How Beckham changed American football

According to experts, Beckham has a great influence on the success of the MLS.

The American Professional Football League has just opened its 20th season on March 8. On this occasion, the fans remembered David Beckham’s contribution to the tournament that was once considered not worth watching and just a “retirement” place for players in Europe.

In 2007, the former British player broke up with Real Madrid to switch to LA Galaxy for a 5-year contract worth $ 32 million and earned a salary of $ 6.5 million for year. Although Becks started off unfavorably due to persistent injuries, in the end Beckham’s influence was enough to make Galaxy fans remember him as a legend.

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Before Becks, there were almost no notable names in the MLS. Therefore, the appearance of the former Manchester United midfielder plays a very important role in spreading the king sport in a country that only values ​​basketball and rugby.

Besides, it is impossible not to mention the self-promotion of Becks. Thanks to the handsome face and the wife of the Spice Girls singer, the former player quickly gained attention.

Not only that, Beckham also attends to the famous “talk shows” and appears continuously on the cover of flashy magazine covers. It can be said that Beckham was the first football player to successfully penetrate the American sports empire, which had only room for NFL and NBA stars.

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Beckham is the perfect piece for that environment. Things were even more favorable than expected when Galaxy successfully built a strong squad and the MLS began to find a fan community. especially in the Northwest or more specifically Portland, Oregon.

Since 2006, the MLS has expanded to 12 teams into 20 teams, the average number of fans attending the audience has increased by more than 3,000 since the “Beckham era”. On the other hand, clubs are also racing to invest in building their own stadium instead of borrowing NFL teams with artificial turf. Most notably, sometimes the number of fans watching MLS surpasses the audience watching NBA and NHL.

The US women’s soccer team won 3-0 against Mexico

Red Bull Arena team has brought to the United States national football team a strong farewell when 23 women came to Europe in 2019 Women’s World Cup.

American women – entered the unbeaten match in their last eight matches. they kicked off a series of games to see them off on Sunday afternoon with a solid 3-0 victory over their cross-border rival Mexico.

Tobin Heath – playing again in front of her crowd – opened the score right after 11 minutes after a few minutes of high press from American women.

Một khán giả phản ứng trong lễ kỷ niệm tiễn đưa Hoa Kỳ. (Ảnh AP / Julio Cortez)

A poor clearance from Mexican goalkeeper Mexico, Cecilia Santiago, fell at Heath’s feet. with quick footsteps taking her around a defender and the ball into the net.

The defending World Cup champions went on to a 2-0 match in a series of seeoffs after beating New Zealand and South Africa earlier this month.

Coach Jill Ellis, who made some unexpected changes at halftime by moving many players into different defensive positions. He said the match helped the team check some boxes in the adjustment and tinkering tactics before coming to Europe.

At halftime, Ellis switched some attacking midfield players into a more defensive role in the backline. She said that they are planned changes that show the depth and flexibility of the team.

Thủ môn người Mexico, Cecilia Santiago, lặn trong một cú sút của tiền đạo Megan Rapinoe của Hoa Kỳ. Các cú sút đi rộng của mục tiêu. (Ảnh AP / Julio Cortez)

Mexican goalkeeper Cecilia Santiago dives in a shot of US striker Megan Rapinoe. The shot goes wide of the target.

The substitutions in the second half made a big impact with Carli Lloyd. She had knocking out Mallory Pugh, to double the gap at 76 minutes. Lloyd, who almost scored a goal in the minute Monday before it was recalled for offside, will attend her fourth Women’s World Cup.

Their group matches are expected to continue on June 16 against Chile and then on June 20 against longtime rivals Sweden. American women travel to France this week for a month-long World Cup tournament. The defending champions seek to make the titles almost impossible to return and will face Thailand.

Lingerie Football League – the sexiest sport on the planet

Only launched in 2009 but “Lingerie Football League” (LFL), also known as the rugby league (American football) for women, promises to cover the globe as much as football and basketball.

This young sport has a very attractive feature to attract the audience that athletes will wear underwear when competing instead of bulky costumes. LFL is a strange sport, attractive from the way it was born.

From entertainment to sport

In America, baseball thrives. Super Bowl, the final of this sport annually brings the city hosting revenue to more than 500 million USD. Besides, it also attracts more than 100 million viewers (about 1/3 of the US population) sitting in front of television and is broadcast to more than 85 countries around the world.

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LFL got the idea and came out of the Super Bowl. During the break during the Super Bowl matches, the girls dressed up as sexy, cheerleading girls playing with baseball balls caused a fever for TV viewers. That is one of the main reasons why the baseball game has a large number of viewers on the US television system.

LFL is a sport with a very special starting point

Mitch Mortaza – a person who has a great influence on American sports has just come up with the idea of ​​turning this form of entertainment into a real sport. Instead of bulky clothes like male colleagues, female athletes will wear underwear when competing with protective equipment at the head, elbows, elbows …

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Initially, the LFL had only 10 teams participating, but currently, there are 12 teams participating in the US tournament. Each team will have 14 athletes, including 7 defending players and 7 others attacking. The matches will take place in 2 halves of 17 minutes each. Unlike other tournaments, the LFL mostly takes place in the fall and winter. The teams will be divided into two areas, East and West, to compete with each other. The top two teams of the region will compete in the playoffs to win the championship. In the last two seasons, the champion team has been the Los Angeles Temptation.

Most of the LFL teams are led by famous former American baseball players. Most female athletes have solid athletic foundations. Many of them have experience playing professional or semi-professional sports at universities, mainly in baseball, basketball, softball, volleyball, tennis, and athletics.