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Despite losing two major stars, Major League Soccer is still rising
Despite losing two major stars, Major League Soccer is still rising

Landon Donovan, the most iconic figure in U.S. soccer history, played his last game for the Galaxy on Sunday. Thierry Henry, who twice finished second in voting for World Player of the Year, played his final game for Major League Soccer's New York Red Bulls eight days earlier. With the exception of David Beckham, no two players have done more to build the MLS brand and make the league successful than Donovan and Henry. So their absence will leave MLS with two pairs of big cleats to fill next season. "We're clearly at another inflection point that we look at as MLS 3.0," Commissioner Don Garber said. "But when you are an emerging business, like we are,...

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