It's officially the MLS offseason, and that means once again the addition of a new club to the league—ladies and gentlemen, give a warm welcome to the Montreal Impact. The Impact have been battling in North America's lower leagues for almost two decades, but they're now ready to take on the big boys of MLS in 2012.
Expansion teams haven't had too much success in their debut seasons in MLS history, but after an exciting couple of weeks in their first MLS offseason, the Impact seem serious at making a statement next year.
Why should you care? Here are six reasons to pay attention to this up-and-coming expansion team.