MLS Combine

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MLS Player Combine
Region United States and Canada
Number of teams 4
Website http://www.mlssoccer.com

The Major League Soccer Player Combine is a four-day annual showcase, occurring every January in Fort Lauderdale, Florida's Central Broward Regional Park, where future Major League Soccer players perform physical and mental tests in front of coaches, general managers, and scouts. With increasing interest in the MLS SuperDraft, the scouting combine has grown in scope and significance, allowing personnel directors to evaluate upcoming prospects in a standardized setting. Fans may purchase tickets to attend the six games that occur during the combine.

Format[edit]

The present Player Combine features four teams composed of invitees, usually who play on youth national teams or were standout players on premier college soccer teams.

2017 Combine Teams[edit]

  • Team Copa (blue)
  • Team Tango (red)
  • Team Control (white)
  • Team Chaos (orange)

Caribbean expansion[edit]

In November 2013, the Caribbean Football Union and Major League Soccer came to an agreement where all 31 CFU members could put forward player candidates between the age of 18 and 22 to be entered into the combine. The Caribbean candidates would be vetted at a Caribbean combine event taking place in Antigua in January 2014.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CFU, MLS ink partnership agreement". concacaf.com. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 

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