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These are the international leagues MLS GMs are mining talent from this winter

Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber has made no secret of hoping to grow MLS into a selling league, but you can't accomplish that without inventory. Thus, one route general managers take is mining leagues around the world for talent to fill out their rosters.

To take stock of that trend, here's the full list of international offseason acquisitions as of Jan. 4, as sorted by nation of their former club. So far, the greatest amount of international acquisitions have come from two locations also in the Western Hemisphere: Mexico's Liga MX and Brazil's Serie A.

Brazil

Yimmi Chara - POR
Antonio Carlos - ORL
Thiago Santos - DAL
Judson - SJ

Mexico

Lucas Zelarayan - CLB
Alan Pulido - SKC
Lucas Cavallini - VAN

Croatia

Roberto Puncec - SKC
Dario Zuparic - POR

Germany

Emiliano Insua - LA
Khiry Shelton - SKC

Spain

Alvaro Medran - CHI
Cristian Espinoza - SJ

Argentina

Rodrigo Schlegel - ORL

Colombia

Andres Perea - ORL

France

Samba Camara - NE

Honduras

Brayan Beckeles - NSH

Netherlands

Alexander Buttner – NE

Norway

Vito Wormgoor - CLB

Poland

Adam Buksa - NE

Sweden

Tom Pettersson - CIN

Uruguay

Francisco Ginella - LAFC

Venezuela

Jose Andres Martinez - PHI