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Toronto FC: Destined for Glory

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Toronto FC, a team established in 2007, are yet to make the MLS Playoffs. That could soon change, with some key changes made to this team a contender.

The first major addition for the team was Jermain Defoe. The former Tottenham star joins TFC at only 31 years of age, which will bring smiles to TFC fans.

He has an elite skill set and should have a few very good years ahead of him. Defoe has 55 appearances for the English national team.

Joining Defoe is one of the top American players in Michael Bradley. At only 26 years of age he has many good years ahead of him to make his mark with Toronto.

The talented midfielder is coming from Roma where he was a very solid midfielder and his play should translate to Toronto. Bradley, the son of former USA coach Bob Bradley has appeared in 82 fixtures for USA national team.

In addition to Defoe and Bradley. TFC have managed to acquire legendary Brazilian goal keeper, Julio Cesar on loan from the Queens Park Rangers. Although Cesar's play has diminished over the years, he still has a lot of talent and has the opportunity to be one of the top keepers in the MLS.

Also returning to TFC is Canadian star Dwayne De Rosario. De Rosario had played with TFC from 2009-2011 and now, at the tail end of his career he returns and hopes to make contributions to the team. 

We won't know how good TFC is until they take to the pitch on March 15th, but with what has transpired before the season, you can only imagine good things will come to this once struggling squad.

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