Soccer Pro's Suit Says Nike Logo A Flimsy Excuse For Firing

Law360, Dallas (March 20, 2013, 7:39 PM EDT) -- A former Major League Soccer player on Tuesday filed suit against FC Dallas Soccer LLC in state court, alleging the team’s position that it fired him for displaying a Nike logo on his personal website in violation of team rules is a guise to avoid paying out the rest of his contract.

Daniel Hernandez, a 14-year veteran of MLS and former FC Dallas team captain who has also played professionally in Mexico, says the club made promises about renewing his contract as a player it never...
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