MLS targets mainstream success

Media reports have suggested that Mexico captain Rafael Marquez and AC Milan's Brazilian forward Ronaldinho could copy former Barcelona striker Thierry Henry and move to the MLS.

It is not yet a return to the 1970s when the North American Soccer League brought in Pele, Franz Beckenbauer and Johann Cruyff, but New York's acquisition of Henry, as well as the league's new push, mark a higher level of ambition.

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