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Blunt Statement on St. Louis Scoring New Major League Soccer Team

August 20, 2019

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) released the following statement welcoming Major League Soccer’s (MLS) announcement that St. Louis will be home to a new MLS franchise team:

“It’s been a terrific year for sports in St. Louis and it keeps getting better. Bringing Major League Soccer to St. Louis will add a new chapter to the city’s proud soccer history. From the 1950 World Cup to today, some of the best players in the country have been St. Louisans. With hundreds of kids and student athletes already out on the field, having a professional team in the community will inspire the next generation of champions. This is great news for local families and businesses, St. Louis is a perfect Major League Soccer city.”

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