Pachuca forward Franco Jara will join FC Dallas in July, as the MLS club announced Tuesday that it had signed the Argentine to a Designated Player deal.
Jara, who turns 32 on July 15, will make the move to Texas after the conclusion of Liga MX's 2020 Clausura season.
Jara won the 2016 Clausura title and 2017 CONCACAF Champions League with Los Tuzos. He has spent time with Greek club Olympiacos and Portuguese side Benfica, along with several clubs in his native Argentina.
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Liga MX side Atlas will play its next home game behind closed doors as punishment after fans repeatedly used an anti-gay chant in last week's match against Puebla.
During the Jan. 17 match at Estadio Jalisco, Atlas players pleaded with their fans to discontinue using the chant against the visiting goalkeeper. The referee halted the match as part of a three-step protocol implemented by the league to crack down on the use of the controversial chant.
The match concluded in a 1-0 win for Puebla,...
Mexico and Monterrey defender Jesus Gallardo has been suspended for two games by Liga MX for using an anti-gay slur during celebrations of Monterrey's 2019 Apertura title last month in Estadio Azteca.
After Monterrey defeated Club America on penalties to lift the title, Gallardo danced around the pitch after the final whistle and was caught on camera singing an anti-Club America chant with explicit anti-gay overtones.
The league announced an investigation on Jan. 4 and then this week confirmed...