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Atlanta inks Martinez to 5-yr. extension

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ATLANTA (AP) Major League Soccer MVP Josef Martinez kept insisting he was happy with Atlanta United.

He backed it up Wednesday by signing a five-year contract extension with the MLS Cup champion, ending any questions about whether might be looking for another shot in Europe after a record season.

No terms were released on a deal that runs through the 2023 season, but Martinez figured to get a hefty increase over the $1.4 million in guaranteed salary he received last season.


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