Spending $15 million on an 18-year-old would raise attention anywhere, much less in the MLS. But whether Atlanta are alone in their eight-figure ambitions, or if these types of gambles become the norm, is a philosophical battle that will shape the league for years to come.
Atlanta United Front Office
The 1.2 rating was 71% higher than last year's final.
The MLS MVP has scored 54 goals in 60 matches at Atlanta United.
Martinez set a new league record with 31 goals this season.
The two sides will meet in Atlanta on Saturday, December 8th.
Tata Martino is expected to become manager of Mexico.