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USMNT star Jesus Ferreira wins first ever ‘MARCA-thlon’, tops MLS peers

At this year’s MLS Media Day, MARCA brought a breath of fresh air to the scene, orchestrating a unique and entertaining event: the Marcathlon. This dynamic circuit saw 25 MLS players from various teams engage in a series of offbeat challenges, from pop-culture quizzes to foot-golf, all in good spirits. The highlight? The crowning of Jesus Ferreira,FC Dallas Forward and US Men’s National Team (USMNT) star, as the ultimate Marcathlon champion.

Jess Ferreira takes on the first ever ‘MARCA-thlon’ at MLS Media DayMarca.com

The Marcathlon breakdown

Marcathlon kicked off with a pop-culture quiz, where players attempted to identify celebrities by their faces. Stars like Travis Kelce, Taylor Swift, 50 Cent, and even Peso Pluma made up selected group that gave the players a challengin start to the event.

Next up was the MLS trivia round, testing the players’ knowledge of the league. Rapid-fire questions about personal preferences followed, giving fans a glimpse into the off-field lives of their favorite athletes.

The grand finale? Foot-golf, a game of precision and finesse, where each player had three chances to sink the ball into the hole.

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Ferreira’s winning scores

USMNT star Jesus Ferreira stood out with impressive performances across the board. He scored 7 out of 9 in the pop-culture quiz, showcasing his familiarity with celebrities. MLS trivia proved to be a breeze for Ferreira, earning him a perfect 5 out of 5.

The real showstopper was the foot-golf round, where Ferreira nailed a perfect 3 out of 3. His accuracy and finesse in this challenge secured his place at the top of the Marcathlon standings.

As the dust settled on the Marcathlon, Jesus Ferreira emerged as the champion, demonstrating not only his soccer abilities but also his ability to tackle offbeat challenges with flair. Check back for more video recaps, where you can witness firsthand how your favorite MLS players faired in the kickoff event of the year.

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