Man City and Yankees partner in MLS expansion side New York City FC

Updated 1840 GMT (0240 HKT) May 21, 2013
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New York Yankees president Randy Levine, MLS chief Don Garber and Manchester City CEO Ferran Soriano revealed the new franchise plans. Major League Soccer
Former Manchester City star Patrick Vieira threw a ceremonial pitch at a recent New York Yankees game against Toronto. Elsa/Getty Images
Former French international star Thierry Henry is the star player at the only current MLS franchise in the Big Apple, the New York Red Bulls. Steve Dykes/Getty Images
David Beckham played for six seasons with Los Angeles Galaxy in the MLS and helped popularize football in the United States. He helped them to the last two MLS titles. Harry How/Getty Images