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MLS Announces Top 25 Selling Jerseys

Lionel Messi of Inter Miami CF is Highest Selling Player Jersey;

Inter Miami CF, St. Louis CITY SC, and Seattle Sounders FC Lead Clubs with Three Players Each in Top 25

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NEW YORK (Sept. 29, 2023) – After making his debut in Major League Soccer and leading Inter Miami CF to a Leagues Cup 2023 title, forward Lionel Messi is No. 1 on the list of top-selling adidas jerseys in the league sold on MLSstore.com. St. Louis CITY SC forward João Klauss and Nashville SC midfielder Hany Mukhtar sit second and third on the list respectively, and Austin FC forward Sebastián Driussi and LAFC forward Carlos Vela round out the top five.

2022 Concacaf Champions League winner Seattle Sounders FC, who sit third in the Western Conference, lead with three jerseys in the top 10 – Jordan Morris (No. 6), Raúl Ruidíaz (No. 7), and Cristian Roldan (No. 10). Current Western Conference leaders St. Louis CITY SC, and Inter Miami CF, who are pushing for a place in the Audi 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs, each have three players in the top 25. Fifteen MLS clubs are represented on the list.

Thirteen different nationalities are represented:

  • Argentina (Thiago Almada, Enzo Copetti, Sebastián Driussi, Lionel Messi)
  • Brazil (João Klauss)
  • Colombia (Diego Chará)
  • Gabon (Dénis Bouanga)
  • Germany (Eduard Löwen, Hany Mukhtar)
  • Hungary (Dániel Gazdag)
  • Mexico (Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernández, Carlos Vela)
  • Peru (Raúl Ruidíaz)
  • Poland (Karol Świderski)
  • Spain (Sergio Busquets, Carles Gil, Riqui Puig)
  • Switzerland (Xherdan Shaqiri)
  • United States (Jordan Morris, Tim Parker, Cristian Roldan, John Tolkin, Brandon Vázquez, Walker Zimmerman)
  • Venezuela (Josef Martínez)

Graphics for the top-selling MLS player jerseys can be found HERE.

2023 Top-Selling MLS Player Jerseys

1.

Lionel Messi

Inter Miami CF

2.

João Klauss

St. Louis CITY SC

3.

Hany Mukhtar

Nashville SC

4.

Sebastián Driussi

Austin FC

5.

Carlos Vela

LAFC

6.

Jordan Morris

Seattle Sounders FC

7.

Raúl Ruidíaz

Seattle Sounders FC

8.

Thiago Almada

Atlanta United

9.

Eduard Löwen

St. Louis CITY SC

10.

Cristian Roldan

Seattle Sounders FC

11.

Walker Zimmerman

Nashville SC

12.

Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernández

LA Galaxy

13.

Sergio Busquets

Inter Miami CF

14.

Tim Parker

St. Louis CITY SC

15.

Riqui Puig

LA Galaxy

16.

Brandon Vázquez

FC Cincinnati

17.

Karol Świderski

Charlotte FC

18.

John Tolkin

New York Red Bulls

19.

Diego Chará

Portland Timbers

20.

Dénis Bouanga

LAFC

21.

Josef Martínez

Inter Miami CF

22.

Carles Gil

New England Revolution

23.

Dániel Gazdag

Philadelphia Union

24.

Enzo Copetti

Charlotte FC

25.

Xherdan Shaqiri

Chicago Fire FC

Additional highlights:

  • Six players have featured for the U.S. Men’s National Team: Jordan Morris, Tim Parker, Cristian Roldan, John Tolkin, Brandon Vázquez, Walker Zimmerman.
  • Ten players have played in a FIFA World Cup match: Thiago Almada (Argentina), Sergio Busquets (Spain), Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernández (Mexico), Lionel Messi (Argentina), Jordan Morris (United States), Raúl Ruidíaz (Peru), Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland), Karol Świderski (Poland), Carlos Vela (Mexico), Walker Zimmerman (United States).
  • Three players have won a FIFA World Cup: Thiago Almada (Argentina), Sergio Busquets (Spain), Lionel Messi (Argentina).
  • Nine players were 2023 MLS All-Star selections: Thiago Almada (Atlanta United), Dénis Bouanga (LAFC), Carles Gil (New England Revolution), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC), Hany Mukhtar (Nashville SC), Tim Parker (St. Louis CITY SC), Riqui Puig (LA Galaxy), John Tolkin (New York Red Bulls), Walker Zimmerman (Nashville SC).
  • Four Landon Donovan MLS MVP Award winners: Carles Gil (New England Revolution), Josef Martínez (Inter Miami CF), Hany Mukhtar (Nashville SC), Carlos Vela (LAFC).
  • Five are first-year MLS players: Sergio Busquets (Inter Miami CF), Enzo Copetti (Charlotte FC), João Klauss (St. Louis CITY SC), Eduard Löwen (St. Louis CITY SC), Lionel Messi (Inter Miami CF).

These rankings are based on overall retail sales of adidas MLS jerseys on MLSstore.com since January 1 through September 12, 2023.