The Starting 11: Things Toronto has to offer to free agents

“Where you’re going, you don’t need cars… “

“Where you’re going, you don’t need cars… “

THE STARTING 11: Things Toronto Has to Offer to Free Agents

The Off-Season. It’s where Toronto FC are Vikings! As the local foot and ball side aim for the third straight “Off-Season Championship” (to complement their zero on-season championships) we are once again being regaled with the reasons why Toronto, and BMO Field in particular, is THE place for prospective free agents and transfer targets. First up in the championship parade was new defender Drew Moor. A good MLS signing indeed and Drew wasted no time telling the media why TFC was such an alluring destination. While cosmopolitan livability, great training facilities and the like are always trotted out, there are some other reasons that decamping to Chez Argonaut is tempting to the average MLS’er.

11. Regular rotation keeps managers smelling fresh

10. Fine 1 Bedroom homes starting in the low $900,000’s!

9. Handy CFL turf markings will make goals against exciting!

8. Easy flight connections to hubs such as Columbus, Thunder Bay and Regina

7. TFC boasts more USA internationals than actual Team USA

6. The best public transit system 1987 has to offer

5. Canopies galore!

4. Non-stop chuckles from mildly racist halftime promotional character “Tony Pepperoni”

3. The opportunity to follow in the footsteps of footballing luminaries such as Mista, Alen Stevanovic and Lesly Fellinga

2. We put gravy on all kinds of junk!

1. Most Drakes per capita

Author: Tony Walsh

Tony Walsh is a writer, former minor-league broadcaster and failed astronaut. Born into supporting an underachieving football club only to end up supporting a second underachieving football club - through what must be deemed as soft immigration policies - he continues to make terrible life choices. Walsh is a keen observer of the malarkey-rife sport of football and is considered one of the leading voices on the Collin Samuel Obesity Epidemic.

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