They are various players who played in Europe until the end of the 2021-22 season and will now be showing off their quality in Major League Soccer.
Gareth Bale has already chosen the club he will defend. (Photo: AFP)
The North American league is a great option for some players who stood out in European football and want to continue showing their quality, but the time has come to leave Europe. In addition to the arrival of Welshman Gareth Bale at Los Angeles FC, announced this Saturday, these are other outstanding players who will join the (MLS) from European soccer
1. Gareth Bale (Los Angeles FC, Welsh, 32 years old)
Having finished his contract with Real Madrid, the Welsh winger leaves Europe to continue his career at Los Angeles FC (LAFC), the current MLS leader with 30 points in the first 15 days.
In the Californian city, he will join other renowned names in world soccer, such as the Mexican Carlos Vela, leader of the franchise since 2018, or the Italian Giorgio Chiellini.
Bale will also focus on preparing for Wales' participation in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, which takes place from November 21 to December 18.
Gareth Bale has already chosen the club he will defend. (Photo: EFE)
2. Lorenzo Insigne (Toronto FC, Italian, 31 years old)
At 31 years old, the Napoli captain leaves football Italian to play the next four seasons at Toronto FC.
The striker, who aspires to continue counting in the Azzurra team, follows in the footsteps of his compatriot Sebastian Giovinco, a great idol in Toronto for four seasons (2015-2018) and MVP (Most Valuable Player) of the league in 2015.
Insigne, who agreed to arrive in Toronto earlier in the year, was given a great reception on Friday by his newfound crowd and is expected to make his debut after the opening of the transfer window on July 7.
Lorenzo Insigne will leave Napoli and join Toronto FC. (Photo. Getty)/
3. Giorgio Chiellini (Los Angeles FC, Italian, 37 years old)
The emblematic captain of Juventus and the Italian national team will have his first international experience by committing to LAFC until the end of the 2023 season.
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Chiellini will be presented on Wednesday and could debut on July 8 against Mexican Javier 'Chicharito' Hernández's Galaxy in the Los Angeles derby.
Giorgio Chiellini announced that he will leave Juventus at the end of the Serie A season. (Photo: EFE)
4. Héctor Herrera (Houston Dynamo, Mexican, 32 years old)
The midfielder, one of the captains of the Mexican team, also arrives to MLS after ending his contract with Atlético de Madrid after three seasons.
Champion of a Spanish league (2020-21), Herrera competed with the 'Tri' in the World Cups in Brazil-2014 and Russia-2018, as well as in the 2012 London Olympics, where Mexico won the gold medal.
The Houston Dynamo, tenth in the Western Conference (18 points ), hopes that Herrera's quality and leadership will revive a squad that has not qualified for the playoffs since 2017.
Héctor Herrera arrived at Atlético de Madrid from Porto in 2019 (Photo: Getty Images)./
5. Juan Camilo 'Cucho' Hernández (Columbus Crew, Colombian, 23 years old)
The Columbus Crew agreed this month to sign of the Colombian striker with the English Watford in exchange for about 10 million dollars, the seventh most expensive purchase in the history of the MLS.
Hernández, who had previously been on loan at Spanish clubs Huesca, Mallorca and Getafe, should form one of the best attacking pairings in the league with talented Argentine playmaker Lucas Zelarayán.
The 'Cucho' Hernández is one of Watford's most prominent players in the Premier League. (Photo: Getty Images)