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Friedrich excited by MLS potential

February 28, 2013
By ESPN staff
Chicago Fire defender Arne Friedrich believes Major League Soccer will continue to grow, despite David Beckham's high-profile departure.

Friedrich, 33, signed for Fire last year on a one-year deal but enjoyed his time in the United States so much that he decided to sign for a second season, rather than seek a more lucrative move elsewhere.

"The first year whetted my appetite," he told Kicker. "If I wanted to cash in, I could have signed for a club in Dubai, China or Russia. ...

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