Garber happy with slow growth of MLS

MLS Commissioner Don Garber understands that it will take time but is delighted with the slow growth of the sport in the US.

MLS Commissioner Don Garber understands that it will take time but is delighted with the slow growth of the sport in the US.

Recent hype surrounding the sport has seen supporter and crowd numbers swell and although this delights Garber, he knows that there is not one particular thing that will make it all click and come together.

“The sport is slowly building up its core,” said Garber, who celebrated his 10th anniversary as commissioner yesterday.

“The international following has sort of taken off with incredible, incredible speed, faster than we thought it would . . . I think slowly that core fan base is going to grow and then you'll start seeing some of that transfer over (to MLS).
“I don't think there's any quick switch. There's nothing today that says, 'If we do X, it changes.' But it's certainly getting better.”

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