The 2014 Major League Soccer season kicks off on Saturday and the off-season has seen many big signings and significant changes. FIFA.com previews the campaign ahead and hears exclusively from some of the division's biggest names.
Attracting headline-grabbing names such as David Beckham and Thierry Henry is crucial for the ongoing growth of Major League Soccer according to the league's commissioner Don Garber.
At half-time of Tottenham Hotspur's UEFA Europa League 3-2 win over Dnipro that sent Spurs into the last 16, departing striker Jermain Defoe said a heartfelt goodbye to White Hart Lane.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood has praised outgoing striker Jermain Defoe for his illustrious goalscoring record for the club ahead of their second leg last 32 tie against Dnipro in the UEFA Europa League.
England striker Jermain Defoe and USA midfielder Michael Bradley have expressed their enthusiasm after being unveiled as Toronto FC's latest signings.
Chelsea beat a resilient Hull City with goals from Eden Hazard and Fernando Torres to go top of the English Premier League before Sunderland climbed off the bottom, with Adam Johnson scoring a hat-trick in their 4-1 win over Fulham.