Brek Shea signs with Orlando City Soccer

Brek Shea previously played with Stoke City of the English Premier League

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Former U.S. National Men’s Team star Brek Shea has signed with the Orlando City Soccer Club.

Team officials on Friday described Shea as the last "piece of the puzzle" in putting a team together for the Lions’ inaugural Major League Soccer season next year.

Shea previously played with Stoke City of the English Premier League. He also played five seasons with FC Dallas.

Orlando City hosts New York City FC on March 8 in the opening game for Major League Soccer’s expansion teams.