NEW YORK — 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 (Thursday, Manila time). 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.