The number of MLS teams with jersey sponsorship deals rose to 12 today with the announcement by Chivas USA that it had sealed a multiyear contract with Grupo Modelo, producers of Corona Extra beer, whose logo will appear on the Goats shirts starting in the 2011 season.
No word yet on whether or not each Chivas player will have to learn this trick.
Here is an updated list of the teams that have gotten brands to sign on with the Good Ship MLS:
Chivas USA: Corona Extra
DC United: Volkswagen
Houston Dynamo: Greenstar Recycling
Los Angeles Galaxy: Herbalife
New York Red Bulls: Red Bull
Philadelphia Union: Bimbo
Portland Timbers: Alaska Airlines
Real Salt Lake: Xango
San Jose Earthquakes: Amway
Seattle Sounders: XBOX
Toronto FC: BMO
Vancouver Whitecaps: Bell