NEWS: Major League Soccer Is Set to Play Out 2020 Season at Walt Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports

While we’ve been chatting a lot about the possibility of the NBA finishing out its season in Walt Disney World (and you can read the latest on that developing story here), it also looks as though Major League Soccer will be doing so, according to an article by The Washington Post.

Jostens Center at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

While the article notes that MLS has not issued an official statement, Major League Soccer  and the MLS Players Association have reached an agreement to continue the 2020 season.

The article goes on to state that the 26 MLS teams “will arrive in Orlando no earlier than June 24.” Teams will play at the ESPN Wide World of Sports in Walt Disney World (though without live viewers).

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Tournament details have not yet been released, but it’s anticipated that the league will make an announcement soon. The Washington Post also shares that players will stay in a “closed environment” at a Disney Resort hotel.

To read the story in full, you can visit The Washington Post here.

Source: The Washington Post

Walt Disney World will begin reopening to guests in mid-July, starting with Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom on July 11th followed by EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios on July 15th. You can find out more about the upcoming reopening by visiting any of the links below.

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