On this piece we check out the Designated Gamers rule and who the present ones are within the league.
Who Are The Designated Gamers In The MLS?
In Main League Soccer, there’s a rule referred to as the Designated Participant rule which has seen some unimaginable expertise transfer to america or Canada to play soccer. However what’s it and who’re the present Designated Gamers (DP’s) taking part in for?
Nicknamed the Beckham rule, the designated participant rule was launched after the 2007 season. The rule permits every MLS group to enroll to a few gamers that may be thought of outdoors the groups wage cap. This enables MLS groups to compete for worldwide stars providers.
David Beckham was the primary participant signed below this rule.
Beneath we’ve collated all the present DP’s in addition to notable previous DP’s.
Present DP’s: Miguel Almiron, Josef Martinez, Ezequiel Barco
Present DP’s: Nemanja Nikolic, Bastian Schweinsteiger
Notable previous DP: Freddie Ljungberg
Present DP’s: Shkelzen Gashi, Tim Howard
Notable previous DP’s: Kevin Doyle, Gabriel Torres, Jermaine Jones
Present DP’s: Federico Higuain, Pedro Santos, Milton Valenzuela
Notable previous DP: Jonathan Mensah
Present DP’s: Paul Arriola, Wayne Rooney
Present DP’s: Carlos Gruezo, Cristian Colman, Santiago Mosquera
Notable previous DP: Denilson
Present DP’s: Alberth Elis, Tomas Martinez
Notable previous DP: DaMarcus Beasley
Los Angeles FC
Present DP’s: Carlos Vela, Diego Rossi, Andre Horta
Present DP’s: Giovani Dos Santos, Romain Allessandrini, Jonathan Dos Santos
Notable previous DP’s: David Beckham, London Donavan, Juan Pablo Angel, Robbie Keane, Steven Gerrard
Minnesota United FC
Present DP’s: Darwin Quintero, Angelo Rodriguez
Present DP’s: Ignacio Platto, Saphir Taider
Notable previous DP: Didier Drogba
New England Revolution
Present DP’s: Claude Dielna
Notable previous DP: Jermaine Jones
New York Metropolis FC
Present DP’s: David Villa, Maximiliano Moralez, Jesus Medina
Notable previous DP’s: Frank Lampard, Andrea Pirlo
New York Purple Bulls
Present DP’s: Bradley Wright-Phillips
Notable previous DP’s: Juan Pablo Angel, Thierry Henry, Rafael Marquez, Tim Cahill
Orlando Metropolis SC
Present DP’s: Dom Dwyer, Sacha Kljestan, Josue Colman
Notable previous DP: Kaka
Present DP’s: Alejandro Bedoya, Borek Dockal
Notable previous DP’s: Kleberson, Freddy Adu
Present DP’s: Diego Valeri, Sebastian Blanco
Actual Salt Lake
Present DP’s: Albert Rusnak, Jefferson Savarino
San Jose Earthquakes
Present DP’s: Chris Wondolowski, Valeri, Qazaishvili
Seattle Sounders FC
Present DP’s: Clint Dempsey, Osvaldo Alonso, Nicolas Lodeiro, Raul Ruidiaz
Notable previous DP’s: Freddie Ljungberg, Obafemi Martins
Sporting Kansas Metropolis
Present DP’s: Roger Espinoza, Yohan Croizet, Felipe Gutierrez
Present DP’s Michael Bradley, Sebastian Giovinco, Jozy Altidore
Notable previous DP’s: Torsten Frings, Gilberto, Jermain Defoe
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Present DP’s: Brek Shea, Kendall Watson
Notable previous DP: Kenny Miller
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