There are 32 professional teams in the United States
Some acronyms for U.S. Pro Soccer would include the USSF which stands for the United States Soccer Federation and there are also three professional soccer league divisions under the United States Soccer Federation. Division I, the strongest and highest division, is made up of teams from MLS or Major League Soccer. Division II is made up of teams from the NASL or the North American Soccer League. Division III, the weakest and lowest division, is made up of teams from the USL Pro, or United Soccer Leagues Professional Division.
Total Professional Teams 76 Mens teams include 12 from Major League Soccer (MLS) 12 from the First Division United Soccer League (USL) 9 from the Second Division United Soccer League (USL) 6 teams in the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL) Womens teams include 37 teams in the W-League a part of the USL
It's almost the same: both countries have professional and minor soccer leagues with 20+ professional teams.
The MLS is the professional league in the United States and it stands for Major League Soccer.
Virgina is one!
Yes, alot of universities in the Unites States have soccer teams. In United States they have 3 tiers or divisions of competition amongst universities.
The first black professional soccer player in the US was andrew watson
there is the women's us soccer team.
There are zero professional teams in America.
Sporting Kansas City, LA Galaxy and New England Revolution are some top soccer teams in the US.
There are 13 teams playing in the MLS (Major League Soccer) and 9 teams playing in the MISL (Major Indoor Soccer League).
Carl Robinson of Toronto FC in Major League Soccer (Both US and Canadian teams) makes $330K (US) a year. Link: http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/wire?section=soccer&id=3329838 Other professional teams in Canada (Vancouver, Montreal) play in the USL-1 which includes teams from the USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico. It is doubtful any player outside of MLS makes more than a 5 digit salary playing professional soccer in Canada.
In 2004, soccer players on US teams started at a mere $24,000 a year and topped out at $280,000 dollars a year, which was the salary cap.
USSF is the United Stated Soccer Federation. This is the national association affiliated with FIFA and which fields the US national team. There is also MLS, which stands for Major League Soccer, and is the foremost league for professional soccer in the United States.
soccer is very popular throughout the schools in the US but professional soccer is not very often watched...professional women's soccer was so unpopular that it was actually cancelleda few years ago for a while
There are currently 15 official national teams.
There are currently 19 teams in MLS.
Every state in the US has either a professional, semi, independent, minor league, college, high school and little league baseball teams.
In the United States the richest sports team is the Dallas Cowboys. In the world it is the soccer team Manchester United
30 NBA teams in the US
Robert Kraft has been the long time owner of the NFL team, the New England Patriots. He also owns a professional US soccer team called the New England Revolution.
By pro I guess you mean MLS which is the first tier of American soccer, in that case it's 15 teams.
US professional teams don't feature advertisements due to fan backlash. They have not had them in the past and the fans care about the tradition of the uniforms.