Carlos Vela remains well in post with Los Angeles FC

Los Angeles FC will be able to count on their star player Carlos Vela for several more months because he has extended his contract until the end of the 2023 season, it was announced on Tuesday.

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The good news continues to accumulate within the Californian organization, which confirmed the arrival of striker Gareth Bale this week. As for Vela, Major League Soccer (MLS) MVP of 2019, his presence should help LAFC continue on the right path. He dominates the Garber circuit with 33 points this season; the Mexican has six goals and three assists in 15 MLS outings.

« Carlos has been a fundamental piece to LAFC’s success on and off the field from the start, » general manager John Thorrington said in a statement. He has proven himself to be one of the best elite players in the history of this league. We are happy to see him continue to lead our club as we strive to win more trophies.”

The 33-year-old was obviously expressing his joy at remaining in the same place, having been invited to the All-Star Game three times and hitting the target 34 times in 2019, setting a new MLS mark at the time. .

“Los Angeles is a special place for me and my family. It’s our home and I’m excited to continue my career there. My goal is to win the MLS Cup and I will work hard to achieve it.”

Vela has totaled 101 MLS regular season appearances, including 89 starts, amassing 63 goals and 39 assists in 7,954 minutes.

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