First ever: Villa joins New York City FC

David Villa has signed for New York City FC on a three-year deal.

The newly-formed Major League Soccer club, who are jointly owned by Manchester City and the New York Yankees, confirmed on their Twitter account that the 32-year-old was their first-ever player.

“Welcome to New York City: David Villa (@Guaje7Villa) officially signs as £NYCFC’s first ever player. £VillatoNYCFC,” the club tweeted.

Villa the American outfit after helping Atletico Madrid win their first Primera Division title since 1996 last season and also reach the Champions League final, where they lost to Real Madrid.

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