Orlando City SC is an American professional soccer club based in Orlando, Florida that competes in the Eastern Conference of Major League Soccer (MLS). Orlando City SC became the league’s 21st franchise on November 19, 2013.
The club began playing in the 2015 MLS season alongside the twentieth franchise New York City FC. Orlando City SC is the first MLS franchise located in the state of Florida since the Miami Fusion F.C. and Tampa Bay Mutiny were folded by the league following the 2001 season.