Major League Soccer (MLS) kicks off its 20th season this weekend with a new group of international stars set to grace its stadiums. As David Villa, Kaka, Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard take to the field, a growing international audience will be tuning in to matches played in North American stadia. What can they expect from our soccer stadium experience?

Today we begin a regular series highlighting the latest, craziest and/or most outlandish from the world of stadium news. For our first Newsday post, Stadiafile was recently invited to participate in a roundtable blog discussion by the good people at Death of the Pressbox. We reacted to the latest hairbrained scheme to build a $1.7 billion shared stadium for the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders in Carson, CA. Read the roundtable