|STORY OF THE DAY!|
Close call can't erase Red Bulls' sense of accomplishment
| A year that started in controversy and uproar ended with another playoff setback, but during 2015 Red Bull management and head coach Jesse Marsch convinced a skeptical fan base that the new direction
is the right one. |
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|The Red Bulls and System Soccer |
You have to wonder -- is Dax McCarty looking to leave the Red Bulls? His postgame comments after the Bulls lost their playoff series to Columbus certainly invite that thought. He told the New York
Post: "We just didn't play well the entire series. We were outplayed, out-hustled and out-coached."
|WHAT THEY'RE SAYING|
|"Five years ago, [MLS] paid to [be on television]. In 2010, it was paid $68 million, a small sum but better than paying. In 2015, between national and international [rights], they surpassed $1
billion. In 2022, we're talking about $6 billion-$7 million. At this time, we can buy any player in the world. MLS can buy anyone. What brings quality is money."|
-- Orlando City's
Brazilian owner, Flavio Augusto da Silva, on MLS's increasing clout on the world market. (UOL in Portuguese)