As much as the Coronavirus pandemic caused millionaire losses for the 2020 season Major League Soccer (MLS), the franchises were able to manage to maintain the trend when signing new reinforcements: young players or footballers who want to rebound their careers.
In a contest marked by a start of just two days, a four-month stoppage of activities, a summer tournament in the bubble Disney World, and an electrifying championship reboot, these figures adapted to these circumstances and showed their best performance on American courts.
For this reason it is that in Bolavip we review the five footballers who arrived this year with a certain poster to MLS and became consular figures, either because of the influence they had on their teams or because of the importance of their achievements in the 2020 season.
Top 5 MLS Signings 2020
5.- Robert Beric
The Slovenian midfielder arrived at the age of 29 in the American league, after passing through the Rapid Vienna from Austria, Anderlecht from Belgium and Saint Etienne of France, and immediately imposed his hierarchy at the service of Chicago Fire, showing an interesting scoring nose. 23 games played in the year, 22 of them as a starter, where he scored no less than 12 goals, being the second highest gunner behind the Uruguayan Diego Rossi.
4.- Emanuel Reynoso
Of the players who came to MLS with a large poster, from the Boca Juniors champion of the last Argentine Super League, he reached Minnesota United looking to be a starter and show the talent for which he was recognized in South America. It did not disappoint, 13 games played scored a goal from a free kick and made six assists, setting the record for that item in the postseason.
3.- Lewis Morgan
At the age of 24 and after two seasons with Scottish Celtic, the Greenock-born decided to bet on playing in the Inter Miami, The team of David Beckham, and achieved success. He played 23 games, all as a starter, and scored five goals, being the top scorer and the team’s Most Valuable Player. Quite a threat from the extremes of the attack.
He came to MLS with the poster of being a scorer in the MX League with the Chivas And it lived up to expectations. Despite the injuries that got him out of the playoffs, his influence on offense was important at Sporting Kansas City, being a constant threat and scoring six goals. More over, he was called up again to the national team. A whole rebirth.
The best season in his career for the Cordoba, Argentina-born. After winning three titles with Tigers, but without having the expected prominence, the midfielder accepted the challenge of reborn from the ashes to the Columbus Crew, and boy did it. MLS Best Booster of the Year, MLS Cup MVP and League Champion. Better, impossible.