Zlatan Ibrahimovic has become the latest global superstar to join an MLS franchise.
New York City lost to Portland Timbers – their first defeat of the 2018 MLS season – while Seattle Sounders beat Minnesota United.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has again stoked speculation over his World Cup participation but Sweden are planning for Russia 2018 without him.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic says "a World Cup without me wouldn't be a World Cup", although it remains to be seen whether he will definitely play.
David Villa helped New York City stay unbeaten in MLS after a draw at Atlanta United.
The chances of Zlatan Ibrahimovic playing at the 2018 World Cup in Russia are "sky high", according to the 36-year-old striker.