10 Major League Football Players Who Experienced Champions League Joy


The 22nd season of Major League Football aka the highest level football league of North America has started. UEFA listed the players of the MLS who also played in the Champions League. Here is the list.

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1. Christian Bolaños


The 32-year-old footballer played 14 matches for Copenhagen in the Champions League. He has been wearing Vancouver Whitecaps uniform since January 2016.

2. Ashley Cole


During his career, the 36-year-old left back player had 45 games with Arsenal, 60 with Chelsea, and 3 with Rome in the Champions League. Since 2016 he has been with LA Galaxy. 

Chelsea won the Champions League Cup in season 2011-2012.

3. Marco Donadel


He has been playing for MLS's Montreal Impact team since 2014. He played in the Champions League for 8 games with Fiorentina.

4. Shkëlzen Gashi


Shkëlzen Gashi, who is playing for the Colorado Rapids, had been in 5 games and scored 1 goal in the Champions League with Basel.

5. Sebastian Giovinco


The 30-year-old forward player wearing Toronto's uniform since 2015. He had 2 goals in 19 games in the Champions League as a Juventus player.

6. Kaká


Brazilian player, Kaka, has been playing for the Orlando City team since 2014. You all know his career in the Champions League. He had 25 goals in 62 matches with Milan, 5 goals in 24 matches with Real Madrid. Also a cup of the Champions League in the season 2006-2007 with Milan.

7. Nemanja Nikolić


The 29-year-old player stepped in the Champions League with Legia Warsaw for 5 matches. He was transferred to the Chicago Fire in January 2017.

8. Andrea Pirlo


The 37-year-old midfielder, Pirlo, has been playing in the Champions League with Inter for 5 games, with Milan for 78 games, and with Juventus for 25 games. He holds the cup twice with Milan in 2003 and 2007. He has been a member of the New York City FC since 2015.

9. Jelle Van Damme


LA Galaxy player, Jelle Van Damme, has played in 12 Champions League matches during his career. (Ajax 9, Anderlecht 3)

10. David Villa


David Villa, who has 14 goals in 47 matches, played for teams like Valencia, Barcelona, and Atletico Madrid in the Giants Leagues. He has been playing for the New York City team since 2014.

His experience in the Champions League is with Barcelona during the 2010-2011 season.

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