MLS 25th anniversary remains quiet milestone amid pandemic

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber speaks during the Major League Soccer 25th Season kickoff event in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Fans march together into Exploria Stadium ahead of the MLS soccer season opener for Orlando City, in Orlando, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. Orlando City SC take on Real Salt Lake. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

FC Dallas fans celebrate at the start of the team's MLS soccer match against Philadelphia Union on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Frisco, Texas. (Ryan Michalesko//The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Charlie and Tracy Saunier cheer before an MLS soccer game between Nashville SC and Atlanta United in Nashville, Tenn., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (Shelley Mays/The Tennessean via AP)

David Beckham looks on from the stands before an MLS soccer match between Los Angeles FC and Inter Miami CF Sunday, March 1, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

A worker cleans windows and doors at B.C. Place stadium, where Major League Soccer’s Vancouver Whitecaps play their home games, in Vancouver, British Columbia, on March 12. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Sporting Kansas City coach Peter Vermes is cautiously optimistic that Major League Soccer can still have a full season.