Major League Soccer Looking at Possibility of Bringing All Teams to Orlando & Walt Disney World

Major League Soccer is looking at the possibility of resuming the season this summer with all teams playing in Orlando.

Details of the plan are still under consideration, but the league’s 26 teams and limited staff would likely be sheltered in a resort with games played without fans at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney World, according to the Associated Press.

The ESPN facility has 17 fields, so it could accommodate multiple teams. ‘MLS held its All-Star game in Orlando last year.

According to The Athletic, Disney could let the players stay at Coronado Springs. However, there are concerns about a potential outbreak with the whole league in the same location.

There have also been rumors of the NBA eyeing Disney to continue the basketball season.

Teams could head to Florida as early as June 1 for training camps. The league suspended play on March 12 after teams had played just two games.

On May 13th, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said his state was open to leagues looking to restart, or start, their seasons.

“All professional sports are welcome here for practicing and for playing,” DeSantis said. “What I would tell commissioners of leagues is, if you have a team in an area where they just won’t let them operate, we’ll find a place for you here in the state of Florida.”

League officials are hoping to continue the MLS season by July.

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