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The Daily Dirt: Frank Lampard wants Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in MLS

Both players would probably love Atlanta.

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Frank Lampard made his MLS debut last summer, joining the American league after a long career in the Barclays Premier League. It followed the same path many aging European stars have followed, and now Lampard wants two of the biggest to consider the move. The midfielder tells CNN he thinks it's "a real possibility" the duo could come stateside.

"I think they'll want to, and I think they'll be embraced if they came here," Lampard said. "Cristiano, particularly, I could see playing in America. I think the lifestyle would suit him -- he's a showman and a great player."

So go ahead and start dreaming, Atlanta United fans. Either one of these players would make for a pretty nice Designated Player signing.

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