MLS Football

The champions of MLS which is the acronym of Major League Soccer, the club of Atlanta United recently made a big announcement and named retired Dutch international Frank Boer as the upcoming coach of their own club. He will be the successor of Gerardo Martino of Argentina. The Dutchman who is at present 48 years old and he have the experience of guiding his previous club to 4 consecutive titles in the Dutch league. However, he didn’t experience the same success at the Crystal Palace of England and Inter Milan.

In the last October when he left the team of Atlanta, Martino stated that “the grind of a campaign of club kept Boer from going back to his house as much as he desired. But he has been attached to the national team of Mexico. De Boer, the former defender took over on 1st January with Atlanta being set for a match (pre-season) on 14th of January and a campaign of CONCACAF Champions League that will start in the month of February. He said that “the sportive ambitions of the club, as it is almost set out in a strategy of long-term which is supposed to be best in class, which apparently suits my individual ambitions.” He added, “I would love to build on the present success in order to develop a solid, secure foundation for our club at the apex of the MLS and even beyond it.”

At the Inter, Boer lasted only for 85 days as he lost 4 out of 5 matches in Serie A and also gone only after 70 days from Crystal Palace after a defeat of 0-4 start in the Premier League, 2017-18. Darren Eales, the president of Atlanta said, “Frank Boer has a very exceptional background both as player and manager and we are excited to welcome him to the club.” Atlanta manages to secure their 1st MLS Cup in just their 2nd season when they defeated Portland Timbers by 2-0.