MLS: Leagues Cup

Role: Editor, Motion Graphics Artist

Client: Major League Soccer, Juice Groove Films

Major League Soccer and Liga MX announced on Wednesday the creation of Leagues Cup, an annual competition between the two top soccer leagues in North America that will debut this July with the support of Concacaf.

The inaugural edition will feature four teams from MLS and four from Liga MX. Representing MLS are the Chicago FireHouston DynamoLA Galaxy and Real Salt Lake, while Club America, Cruz Azul, Tigres UANL and Club Tijuana will represent Liga MX.

While sporting criteria will determine participants for both leagues in future editions of Leagues Cup, for the inaugural 2019 edition, the four Liga MX clubs were selected based on results in recent competitions, while the four MLS club participants were invited to compete. All participating clubs have won domestic titles.