In this video, New York City FC striker David Villa talks in detail about why he decided to extend his contract with the MLS club for one more year.

The NYCFC captain has been involved in eight goals this season with five tallies and three assists.

Video courtesy of NYCFC Facebook page

Front Row Soccer editor Michael Lewis has covered 13 World Cups (eight men, five women), seven Olympics and 25 MLS Cups. He has written about New York City FC, New York Cosmos, the New York Red Bulls and both U.S. national teams for Newsday and has penned a soccer history column for the Lewis, who has been honored by the Press Club of Long Island and National Soccer Coaches Association of America, is the former editor of He has written seven books about the beautiful game and has published ALIVE AND KICKING The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers. It is available at