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Vikings ramp up push for Major League Soccer team

By apnews@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Super Bowl has been secured. Now the Minnesota Vikings have set their sights on soccer.

With construction underway on their new stadium, the Vikings have intensified their pursuit of a Major League Soccer franchise for the NFL facility that team owners designed in hopes of accommodating both sports.

Co-owner Mark Wilf met this week with MLS officials, the latest dialogue between the two parties. The Vikings also announced a partnership with promoter Relevent Sports, a major player in the soccer world that is helping sell an international tournament…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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