major league soccer expansion

Baseball star Pujols backing St. Louis bid for MLS

November 18, 2008
ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols is adding his star power to a group working to bring an MLS expansion team to the area.

The announcement on Tuesday comes a day after Pujols won his second NL MVP award. Pujols' reputation, plus a significant financial investment that was not disclosed, is expected to boost St. Louis Soccer United's chances of winning a franchise in 2011.

"I am very proud and excited to join the effort to bring Major League Soccer to the St. ...

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