Following David Beckham's L.A. experiment, Thierry Henry is poised to become the next international soccer superstar to come to the U.S. and join Major League Soccer. Since every great immigrant story starts with the Statue of Liberty, let us paraphrase its inscription on behalf of the MLS: "Give us your aging, your benched, your huddled millionaires yearning for playing time, the wretched refuse of big-name European teams. Send these, the discarded, the has-beens to us, we lift our lamp beside the goalposts!" With that, we recommend the following 15 soccer players to join the MLS and finally garner a little respect for our domestic league...

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