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Mexico star Rodolfo Pizarro officially joins Beckham's Inter Miami

Herculez Gomez questions Inter Miami's strategy after signing Rodolfo Pizarro for their first MLS season.

Mexico international Rodolfo Pizarro has officially joined Inter Miami CF as the club's second Designated Player after the MLS expansion club announced the signing on Monday.

The deal concludes what had become a transfer saga between Miami -- co-owned by David Beckham -- and Pizarro's former club Monterrey.

"My main goal is to be champion. I want to lift a cup with this Club, make MLS history with Miami," Pizarro said in a statement released by the team. 

"The truth is I'm very happy,...

Carlos Vela is Mexico's best player, says Leon boss 'Nacho' Ambriz

Carlos Vela addresses Zlatan's departure from MLS and Chicharito's pending arrival at LA Galaxy.

LEON, Mexico -- Club Leon coach Ignacio "Nacho" Ambriz poured praise on LAFC star Carlos Vela and said the 2019 MLS MVP is the best Mexican player at present, even if he hasn't been available for El Tri since the 2018 World Cup.

Former Mexico captain Ambriz added his team must stop Vela from seeing much of the ball in Tuesday's CONCACAF Champions League round of 16 first leg in Estadio Leon.

The game will be LAFC's first official international game in its short history, while Vela is set to...

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Inter Miami owner David Beckham's video calls and Mexico national team coach Gerardo "Tata" Martino's reassurances over the quality of Major League Soccer were important in Rodolfo Pizarro deciding to leave Liga MX champion Monterrey for the debutant MLS franchise.

Pizarro, 25, traveled from Monterrey to Miami on Thursday morning to finalize the deal with his new club and explained his reasoning for moving on from the current CONCACAF Champions League holders.

"I think that the level of players...

Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez gets work visa, set for LA Galaxy debut

Javier Hernandez says he joined LA Galaxy to win a championship, not to be Zlatan Ibrahimovic's replacement.
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LA Galaxy striker Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez has received his work visa and is set to debut for the MLS club on Saturday, when the Galaxy face in a friendly vs. Toronto FC at Dignity Health Sports Park.

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Hernandez was signed by the Galaxy on Jan. 21, but he wasn't able to train with the team or play in preseason friendlies as he awaited his visa.

Hernandez was immediately added to the Galaxy's...

LA Galaxy offering Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez meet-and-greet to fans for $500 each

Javier Hernandez says he joined LA Galaxy to win a championship, not to be Zlatan Ibrahimovic's replacement.

LA Galaxy fans keen to rub shoulders with the Major League Soccer giants' new marquee signing, Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez, can now do just that ... for a price.

The five-times MLS Cup winners are offering a paid meet-and-greet with the Mexico international, who arrived on a three-year deal last month ahead of the 2020 season, which kicks off on Feb. 29 (watch on ESPN networks and stream on ESPN+ in the U.S.).

As part of an upcoming block party event this Saturday, the Galaxy will allow 30 paying...