- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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.

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