Major League Soccer

St. Louis City SC to join MLS in 2023

(AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

ST. LOUIS (AP) The newest Major League Soccer team will be called St. Louis City SC when it debuts in 2023, team officials announced Thursday.

The team's name and logo were unveiled nearly a year after the city was given an MLS franchise. St. Louis City SC will join Sacramento as the 29th and 30th teams when they begin play. The name was selected from more than 6,000 submissions.

The team colors will be "City Red," "River Blue," "Energy Yellow," and "Arch Steel Gray." The logo will include a representation of the St. Louis Gateway Arch.