'My toes are frostbitten': why weather can be MLS's toughest opponent

Teams will often play in a snowstorm one week, and blazing sun the next. Does any other league in the world present such challenges?

Playing on the road in Major League Soccer is notoriously difficult.

Especially for players coming in from foreign leagues where travel is comparatively condensed, the mileage piled up over the course of a season can take its toll. That issue is only exacerbated by league rules limiting how many charter flights each team can take per year – during Ashley Cole’s first year with the Galaxy, he missed a match because his back locked up during a long flight spent in coach.

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Source: Football News
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