It looks like Christmas will come early for Charlotte, N.C. soccer fans this year.

Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber will make for what the league termed “a special announcement” in the North Carolina city Tuesday at 10 a.m. ET.

Garber is expected to announce that Charlotte will become yet another MLS expansion team at the Mint Museum Uptown

Garber will be joined by Carolina Panthers owner and billonaire David Tepper, who will own the new team, and and Charlotte mayor Vi Lyles.

The event will be live streamed on