Why Isn’t The MLS Rivalling Europe’s Biggest Leagues Yet?

After a rough few years following its creation, Major League Soccer has gone from strength to strength over the last 20 years, now boasting 28 competitive teams / franchises, some star names, and plenty of packed out stadiums.

Nonetheless, America’s top flight is still some way behind the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, and others, leading some people to ponder why that is the case.

So in this video, HITC Sevens takes a deep dive into what is holding the MLS back, what can be done about it ahead of the 2026 FIFA World Cup jointly hosted by the United States, and whether it is cause for concern.

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