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Canadian national team member Greg Sutton will serve as Toronto FC's starting goalkeeper during the expansion club's first season. ((Ian Barrett/Canadian Press))

Toronto FC announced Thursday that it has sold out of season ticket seats for the 2007 Major League Soccer campaign.

The MLS expansion franchise, which will play at the BMO Field stadium currently under construction, sold 14,000 season seats in five months. The club's executive suites are also sold out.

BMO Field will hold 20,000 spectators, but the club, which is owned by Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd, capped season ticket sales at 14,000 to encourage walk-up sales on game days.

"We've had phenomenal momentum since launching Toronto FC last May and the response we've got with respect to season seat sales tells us that soccer fans across the GTA are excited about their new team," said Tom Anselmi, executive vice-president and chief operating officer of MLSE.

"We're confident that fans will see some great soccer at affordable prices and our half-season ticket packages provide flexibility and variety to satisfy the growing appetite for professional soccer in Toronto."

Toronto FC joined MLS last May as the league's 13th team and the first outside the United States.

The expansion franchise will play its inaugural game on April 7 in California against Chivas USA. The club's first home game at BMO Field is April 28 against the Kansas City Wizards.

David Beckham, who recently signed a five-year deal with the Los Angeles Galaxy, is slated to play his first MLS regular-season game in Toronto on Aug. 5. He will continue to play for Real Madridin Spain until the end of their season.