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Is the growing MLS becoming the biggest League in the world?

There are a few factors to consider when answering this question. First, it is important to look at the size of the growing MLS compared to other leagues around the world. The MLS has 22 teams, while the Premier League, Bundesliga and La Liga has 20 teams or less. Having said that, the talent pool in MLS is still some way away from that of its European counterparts. As we know, the Premier League is widely considered to be the best league in the world thanks to its combination of excitement and the mind-blowing ability of its best players, but that doesn’t mean to say the USA’s top league is making some ground – albeit slowly.

With the addition of new teams, take David Beckham’s Inter Miami for example, the quality of play is improving each year. The MLS has always had some pull with some of the world’s best players but only at the end of the era. However, it now looks like many clubs are looking to invest in and nurture young talent which seems to be standing them in good stead as the quality has undoubtedly increased, particularly over the last few years.

Growing Commercial Revenue In the MLS

The growth of commercial revenue in the MLS has been impressive recently.. This can be seen in the increasing value of shirt sponsorship, as well as the number of companies that are looking to get involved in the league.

One of the main drivers of this growth has been the increase in the value of TV rights deals. In 2013, MLS secured a new TV rights deal with ESPN, Fox Sports, and Univision that was worth a reported $90 million per year. This was a significant increase from the previous deal, which was worth only $18 million per year.

The growth of the MLS has also been helped by the increasing popularity of football in the United States. This can be seen in the record attendance numbers that have been set in recent years. In 2013, the MLS set a new attendance record with an average of 19,151 fans per game.

The growth of the MLS is a positive sign for the future of the sport in the United States.

The MLS Comparison

There is an easy answer when it comes to deciding which is bigger at present, the Premier League or MLS. The Premier League is older, and has a longer history, but the MLS is growing in popularity every year. We don’t see the MLS taking over the European leagues anytime soon, but who knows if the giant population of the USA continue to support the MLS, one day it could be the biggest in the world.

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