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5 Reasons Why Signing David Villa Makes New York City FC Contenders

New York City FC Would Benefit From David Villa

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David Villa is often rumored to be coming to MLS, but it seems like it may soon be a reality. New York City FC is close to inking a deal with the Atletico Madrid stiker, and this may be the best news for the expansion club so far. Villa is a high profile player, who has quite a lot to offer. This deal will definitely make NYCFC a top contender in MLS.

5. He Has Played Amongst the Best Players in the World

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5. He Has Played Amongst the Best Players in the World

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David Villa is a top player, and he also plays amongst the best in the world. In La Liga, he often faces Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, and he knows how to play against them. His experience will really help New York City FC, and he will not be scared to face top players in MLS like Thierry Henry and Robbie Keane. This will give NYCFC an edge as a new club.

4. He Will Give New York City FC a Name

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4. He Will Give New York City FC a Name

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The only recognition that New York City FC has right now is that they are owned by the same group as the New York Yankees and Manchester United FC. Besides location, it does not really give the club a following. Bringing David Villa in will give fans a reason to support NYCFC and also will gives sportscasters a reason to talk about the club.

3. He Is Not a Stranger to Winning Titles

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3. He Is Not a Stranger to Winning Titles

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David Villa has won several titles and championships, which is exactly what New York City FC needs. It has to try its hardest to win titles from the start and having a player experienced in doing so will help. He will help guide the club to MLS playoffs and hopefully it will be another title to add to his list.

2. He is a World Class Player

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2. He is a World Class Player

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David Villa is truly a world class player. He played in the 2010 World Cup with Spain and he is still among the best. He did suffer an injury that affected his playing, but he is still one of the hardest working players in the world. He's going to make an impact on the pitch for Spain this summer, and I suspect he'll do the same for New York City FC.

1. He Worked His Way to the Top

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1. He Worked His Way to the Top

David Villa Worked Hard NYCFC

Many of FC Barcelona's top products started in the club at a young age; David Villa was not one of them. Villa joined the club after a stint with Valencia CF. After playing with Barcelona for a few years they sold him to Atletico Madrid after acquiring Neymar. Villa then helped lead Atletico to a La Liga title over Barcelona. He definitely worked hard to get to where he is right now, and that is the same attitude New York City FC needs to adopt.