#MLSSoshies: 16 nominees unveiled for Most Social MLS Player award

Dom Dwyer takes a selfie

There were plenty of players nominated for the #MLSSoshies, but only 16 could make the cut.

The nominees for the Most Social MLS Player award have been identified after voting came to a close last week. The 16 players who are still in contention for the accolade, which is the first of its kind, will be divided into groups of four next Wednesday, Dec. 9, and fans will decide who takes home the inaugural honors during #MLSSoshies Week, which will kick off on Monday, Dec. 14. 

Here are the 16 players nominees (in alphabetical order):

Quincy Amarikwa
 (San Jose Earthquakes)
AJ DeLaGarza
 (LA Galaxy)
Didier Drogba
 (Montreal Impact)
Dom Dwyer
 (Sporting Kansas City)
Maurice Edu
 (Philadelphia Union)
Brad Evans
 (Seattle Sounders)
Andrew Farrell
 (New England Revolution)
Sebastian Giovinco
 (Toronto FC)
Clint Irwin
 (Colorado Rapids)
Sebastian Lleget
 (LA Galaxy)
 (Orlando City SC)
Kei Kamara
 (Columbus Crew SC)
Mike Magee
 (Chicago Fire)
Dax McCarty
 (New York Red Bulls)
Joao Plata
 (Real Salt Lake)
Brek Shea
 (Orlando City SC)
Can't get enough of the #MLSSoshies? Go back and take a look at the nominees in our other categories, "
Let Me Take a #Selfie," the "Bigger Picture," "Family Matters," and "#BFFs."