Exclusive: Major League Soccer commissioner talks Burkle, Sacramento and expansionThe Sacramento Bee
After years of playing also-ran, Sacramento has surged to a lead position in its bid for Major League Soccer. What happened? It’s about the money.
In an exclusive interview about Sacramento’s five-year effort to join the nation’s premier professional soccer league, MLS Commissioner Commissioner Don Garber told The Sacramento Bee the addition of two deep-pocketed investors from Southern California was key to solidifying the city’s bid. And it came at nearly the 90th minute. Next month, the league board meets to discuss adding a 28th team.