"No one wants to do it. It doesn't make money. Compare, for example, 50 million euros for Marseille and 100 million euros for an American franchise. That's night and day. There is a structural problem
in MLS, which discourages potential investors. In Europe, the opportunities are much more substantial."
-- Jerome de Bontin
, the former Monaco president and New York Red Bulls
general manager, asked why he thought former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt
, who bought Marseille, did not invest in an MLS franchise. (La Provence