David Villa extends contract with NYC by 1 year through 2018
ABS-CBN Sports on May 04, 2017 10:35 AM
FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2016, file photo, New York City FC forward David Villa, of Spain, poses for photos during a press conference in Hong Kong. The Spanish forward agreed to extend for one year his contract with New York City FC, assuring his tie with the club through 2018. The extension was announced on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, by NYCFC. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Spanish striker David Villa has extended his contract with Major League Soccer's New York City team for one year through the 2018 season.
The deal with the 35-year-old was announced by the team on Wednesday. Villa, the 2016 MLS MVP, is earning $5.61 million this season.
Villa, a member of Spain's 2010 World Cup champions, began playing for NYC in 2015. He has 46 goals in 70 games, including five in seven matches this season.