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Major League Soccer announced Tuesday that St. Louis has been awarded an expansion franchise and will begin playing in the competition in 2022:
Commissioner Don Garber welcomed the new arrival to MLS and said the city has been under consideration for some time, according to Jeff Carlisle at ESPN FC.
“It is with great pride that we welcome St. Louis to Major League Soccer, ” he said. “St. Louis is a city with a rich soccer tradition, and it is a market we have considered since the league’s inception.”
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