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MLS: Exploiting global reach crucial to Liga MX race

Major League Soccer has set itself up in a race with Liga MX. The league wanted to. The increased attention on the CONCACAF Champions League, a competition Liga MX teams have dominated, the invention of competitions like the Leagues Cup and Campeanos Cup, which specifically pit MLS and Liga MX teams against one another, have all led to this budding, somewhat one-way rivalry.

As Don Garber looks to grow and establish his league, proving it can is a deserving member of the world’s elite-level leagues, the first step along the way will be to overhaul Liga MX as the dominant league in the CONCACAF region.