The Best Photos From Around The League As MLS Preseason Kicks Off

We take a look at the best photos from MLS’s opening week of preseason.
Atlanta United
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@darlingtonnagbe | Twitter

Newly acquired USMNT star Darlington Nagbe starts a new journey after seven years with Portland.

Newly acquired USMNT star Darlington Nagbe starts a new journey after seven years with Portland.

Chicago Fire
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@BSchweinsteiger | Twitter

Bastian Schweinsteiger is back after signing a new one-year contract with the Fire.

Bastian Schweinsteiger is back after signing a new one-year contract with the Fire.

Colorado Rapids
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@ColoradoRapids | Twitter

Tim Howard’s beard has reached new lengths over the offseason.

Tim Howard’s beard has reached new lengths over the offseason.

Columbus Crew SC
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@ColumbusCrewSC | Twitter

What’s left of the Columbus Crew at this point.

What’s left of the Columbus Crew at this point.

DC United
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@dcunited | Twitter

DC United’s boys of summer play in front of a nice backdrop.

DC United’s boys of summer play in front of a nice backdrop.

FC Dallas
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@FCDallas | Twitter

Dallas approach the season with a new mindset following last year’s surprising struggles.

Dallas approach the season with a new mindset following last year’s surprising struggles.

Houston Dynamo
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@Philsend4 | Twitter

Phil Senderos on the ball during the first day of Houston’s preseason.

Phil Senderos on the ball during the first day of Houston’s preseason.

LAFC
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@LAFC | Twitter

Major League Soccer’s newest superstar, Mexico international Carlos Vela.

Major League Soccer’s newest superstar, Mexico international Carlos Vela.

LA Galaxy
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@LAGalaxy | Twitter

It can only get better for the LA Galaxy and Giovani dos Santos this season.

It can only get better for the LA Galaxy and Giovani dos Santos this season.

Minnesota United FC
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@MNUFC | Twitter

Minnesota United captain Francisco Calvo tries the water during the team’s preseason stop in Florida.

Minnesota United captain Francisco Calvo tries the water during the team’s preseason stop in Florida.

Montreal Impact
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@impactmontreal | Twitter

The great Ignacio Piatti returns to Montreal for his fourth complete season.

The great Ignacio Piatti returns to Montreal for his fourth complete season.

New England Revolution
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@NERevolution | Twitter

New England has some fun while new manager Brad Friedel watches on.

New England has some fun while new manager Brad Friedel watches on.

NYCFC
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@NYCFC | Twitter

The bad hombre known as David Villa.

The bad hombre known as David Villa.

NY Red Bulls
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@NewYorkRedBulls | Twitter

The NYRB’s BWP.

The NYRB’s BWP.

Orlando City
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@OrlandoCitySC | Twitter

Who’s that? It’s Snitchin’ Kljestan.

Who’s that? It’s Snitchin’ Kljestan.

Philadelphia Union
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@PhilaUnion | Twitter

A beautiful shot from the Union’s open practice.

A beautiful shot from the Union’s open practice.

Portland Timbers
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@TimbersFC | Twitter

The MVP.

The MVP.

Real Salt Lake
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@RealSaltLake | Twitter

You might not recognize him without the dreads, but that’s Kyle Beckman.

You might not recognize him without the dreads, but that’s Kyle Beckman.

San Jose Earthquakes
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@ iampaulmarie | Twitter

San Jose captain Chris Wondolowski returns for his 14th MLS season.

San Jose captain Chris Wondolowski returns for his 14th MLS season.

Seattle Sounders
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@SoundersFC | Twitter

Clint Dempsey shooting a bow. It’s lit.

Clint Dempsey shooting a bow. It’s lit.

Sporting Kansas City
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@SportingKC | Twitter

Graham Zusi and the lads in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Graham Zusi and the lads in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Toronto FC
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@torontofc | Twitter

Sebastian Giovinco thinks about all the brilliant things he’ll do this season.

Sebastian Giovinco thinks about all the brilliant things he’ll do this season.

Vancouver Whitecaps
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@WhitecapsFC | Twitter

17-year-old Canadian sensation Alphonso Davies prepares for his third season in MLS.

17-year-old Canadian sensation Alphonso Davies prepares for his third season in MLS.