Major League Soccer

Ex-Man United winger Nani joins Orlando

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Former Manchester United winger Nani has become the latest 30-plus star to join Major League Soccer after a career in Europe, agreeing to a three-year contract with Orlando City.

The team said Monday that Nani was given a free transfer from Portugal's Sporting Lisbon and will be a designated player who counts only partially against the team's salary cap.

Nani served as Portugal's captain after Cristiano Ronaldo was hurt during the first half of the extra-time victory over France in the 2016 European Championship final. He has 24 goals in 112 international appearances, including a goal against the U.S. at the 2014 World Cup.

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