SportsWorld: Brad Friedel speculates on MLS fortunes of David Villa, Frank Lampard
PST lead writer Joe Prince-Wright recently sat down with USMNT legend Brad Friedel and a number of folks who knew him to profile the longtime Premier League goalkeeper for NBC’s SportsWorld.
In his piece, titled “Still Chasing That Ball of Tape”, JPW details the career and longevity of Friedel, who will become the oldest Premier League player ever if he gets into a match for Spurs by the end of the season.
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One of the nuggets worth highlighting is how Friedel believes perception of MLS has changed, and how he thinks David Villa and Frank Lampard will fare (assuming the latter comes over).
The phrase “Better to stay in MLS” is a good sign in the first place, and perhaps sheds light to unbelievers on how players like Mix Diskerud might choose the league as his next destination after Norway’s top flight or other lesser leagues. Read the whole article here.