Tag: Cristian Nazirit

Tuesday News and Notes

ML$ News The last few days have yielded some interesting news on the MLS financial front.  Firstly Sports Business Journal reported on a possible transaction between MLS and Providence Equity Partners.  The deal would involve Providence purchasing a 25% stake in Soccer United Marketing (SUM) from MLS for a cool $125-$150 million.  SUM is the... Read more »

Nazarit Suspended For 2 Games

MLS will announce a two game ban and $500 fine for Cristian Nazirit as a result of what the MLS disciplinary commitee has deemed as a play that endangered the safety of his opponent in the 59th minute of the New England match this past weekend.  Nazirit received a yellow card for an elbow/forearm thrown near... Read more »

Fire Sign Colombian Forward Cristian Nazirit

  The Fire have announced the signing of 6′-1″, 20 year old Colombian forward Cristian Nazirit.  Rumors surfaced last week that the young striker was headed to Chicago and his signing occupies the team’s eighth international roster spot which is the maximum per league rules.  Additional international roster spots can also be added via trade. ... Read more »