Fulham's McBride not surprised by growing American Premiership numbers
"It has to do with both," he told fulhamfc.com. "But players before me laid the groundwork for it. Kasey [Keller] is one of those and you had John Harkes, Brad Friedel and Claudio Reyna, they all basically opened doors for the rest of us, and a as a player I think if you get the door opened you've got to take the chance. Fortunately soccer in the States has been growing, not just in popularity, but in quality too."