's Best of 2013 series begins Monday, Dec. 23

Get ready for the rewind.

Beginning on Monday, Dec. 23, we’ll kick off our annual Best of the Year series on, looking back all the biggest storylines that defined the year that was in Major League Soccer.

We asked 20 of our writers, editors, videographers and stats gurus to weigh in and decide categories like the best game, the biggest gaffe, the best transaction and - in a top 10 countdown beginning Monday - the biggest story of the year.

And did we mention the Moment of the Year? We’ll let the fans decide that one beginning on Monday, with thoughts from our editors on the one moment they won't forget from 2013.

Check out the Best of 2013 schedule here, find out who voted and look back at the series from years past.

Shoegate in San Jose. The return of Robbie Rogers. Clint Dempsey at C-Link. Landon Donovan in Cambodia. And the longest - and coldest -  MLS Cup in league history. If it happened this year, you'll see it on's Best of 2013.

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