The two groups hoping to bring a Major League Soccer franchise to Minnesota have made their pitches to league officials. Minneapolis is competing with Las Vegas and Sacramento for a 24th franchise as the league hopes to grow to two dozen teams by the end of the decade. The Minnesota Vikings ownership group led by Zygi Wilf was to argue the soccer team should play in the new $1 billion stadium being built.
The jockeying is intensifying for two groups hoping to land a Major League Soccer franchise in Minnesota.
Minnesota United FC is the new name of the state’s professional soccer team.