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The 25 Greatest presented by AT&T nominees

MLS has nominated 134 of the most decorated and impactful players in league history, prioritizing players who accomplished one or more of the following as an MLS player:

  • Received multiple League-wide individual honor such as: BestXI, MVP, Golden Boot, Defender/GK of the Year, All-Star Selections
  • Won major team trophies such as: MLS Cup, Supporters Shield, U.S. Open Cup, international club competitions
  • Made extraordinaryoff-field contributions or impact
  • Rank among the all-time leaders in key statistical areas.
GOALKEEPERS
Busch, Jon (GK)Columbus Crew: 2002-2006
Chicago Fire: 2007-2009
SJ Earthquakes: 2010-2014
Chicago Fire: 2015
Best XI
GK of the Year
3-time all-star selection
Supporters Shield (x2)
U.S. Open Cup
Campos, Jorge (GK)LA Galaxy: 1996-1997
Chicago Fire: 1998
3-time all-star selection
Cannon, Joe (GK)SJ Earthquakes: 1998-2002
Colorado Rapids: 2003-2006
LA Galaxy: 2007
SJ Earthquakes: 2008-2010
Vancouver Whitecaps: 2011-2013
Best XI
GK of the Year (x2)
MLS Cup
4-time all-star selection
Frei, Stefan (GK)Toronto FC: 2009-2013
Seattle Sounders FC: 2014-
Best XI
1-time all-star selection
MLS Cup (x2)
Supporters Shield
U.S. Open Cup
Friedel, Brad (GK) Columbus Crew: 1996-1997 Best XI
GK of the Year
Guzan, Brad (GK)Chivas USA: 2005-2008
Atlanta United: 2017-
Best XI
GK of the Year
3-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
U.S. Open Cup
Campeones Cup
Hamid, Bill (GK) DC United: 2010- Best XI
GK of the Year
U.S. Open Cup
Hartman, Kevin (GK)LA Galaxy: 1997-2006
KC Wizards: 2007-2009
FC Dallas: 2010-2012
NY Red Bulls: 2013
Best XI
GK of the Year
5-time all-star selection
416 appearances (2nd all-time)
180 wins (2nd all-time)
112 shutouts (2nd all-time)
MLS Cup (x2)
Supporters Shield (x3)
U.S. Open Cup
CONCACAF Champions Cup
Howard, Tim (GK)MetroStars: 1998-2003
Colorado Rapids: 2016-2019
Best XI (x2)
GK of the Year
4-time all-star selection
Keller, Kasey (GK) Seattle Sounders: 2009-2011 Best XI
GK of the Year
3-time all-star selection
U.S. Open Cup (x3)
Meola, Tony (GK)MetroStars: 1996-1998
KC Wizards: 1999-2004
MetroStars/NY Red Bulls: 2005-2006
MVP
Best XI
Goalkeeper of the Year
MLS All-Time Best XI (2005)
5-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield
U.S. Open Cup
Onstad, Pat (GK)SJ Earthquakes: 2003-2005
Houston Dynamo: 2006-2010
DC United: 2011
Best XI (x2)
GK of the Year (x2)
3-time all-star selection
MLS Cup (x3)
Supporters Shield
Perkins, Troy (GK)DC United: 2004-2007, 2010
Portland Timbers: 2011-2012
Montreal Impact: 2012-2014
Seattle Sounders: 2015
Best XI
GK of the Year
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield (x2)
Reis, Matt (GK)LA Galaxy: 1998-2002
NE Revolution: 2003-2013
MLS Cup
288 starts (5th all-time)
75 shutouts (7th all-time)
4-time all-star selection
U.S. Open Cup
Superliga
Ricketts, Donovan (GK)LA Galaxy: 2009-2011
Montreal Impact: 2012
Portland Timbers: 2012-2014
Orlando City: 2015
LA Galaxy: 2015
Best XI (x2)
GK of the Year
3-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield (x2)
Rimando, Nick (GK)Miami Fusion: 2000-2001
DC United: 2002-2006
Real Salt Lake: 2007-2019
8-time all-star selection
514 appearances (1st all-time)
223 wins (1st all-time)
154 shutouts (1st all-time)
MLS Cup (x2)
Supporters Shield (x2)
Robles, Luis (GK)NY Red Bulls: 2012-2019
Inter Miami: 2020
Best XI
GK of the Year
Supporters Shield (x3)
Ironman streak (183 consecutive starts)
Thornton, Zach (GK)MetroStars: 1996-1997
Chicago Fire: 1998-2006
Colorado Rapids: 2007
NY Red Bulls: 2008
Chivas USA: 2008-2011
Best XI (x2)
GK of the Year (x2)
6-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield
U.S. Open Cup (x4)
DEFENDERS
Agoos, Jeff (D)DC United: 1996-2000
SJ Earthquakes: 2001-2004
MetroStars: 2005
Best XI (x3)
MLS All-Time Best XI (2005)
Defender of the Year
9-time all-star selection
MLS Cup (x5)
Supporters Shield (x2)
U.S. Open Cup
CONCACAF Champions Cup
Copa Interamericana
Albright, Chris (D)DC United: 1999-2001
LA Galaxy: 2002-2007
NE Revolution: 2008-2009
NY Red Bulls: 2010-2011
Philadelphia Union: 2012-2013
Best XI
MLS Cup (x3)
3-time all-star selection
Supporters Shield (x2)
U.S. Open Cup
Balboa, Marcelo (D)Colorado Rapids: 1996-2001
MetroStars: 2002
MLS All-Time Best XI (2005)
7-time all-star selection
Barrett, Wade (D)SJ Earthquakes: 1998-2002, 2005
Houston Dynamo:2006-2009
Best XI
MLS Cup (x3)
Supporters Shield
Besler, Matt (D) Sporting KC: 2009- Best XI (x2)
Defender of the Year
5-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
U.S. Open Cup (x3)
Bocanegra, Carlos (D)Chicago Fire: 2000-2003
Chivas USA 2013-2014
Best XI (x2)
Defender of the Year (x2)
U.S. Open Cup
Borchers, Nat (D)Colorado Rapids: 2003-2005
Real Salt Lake: 2008-2014
Portland Timbers: 2015-2016
Best XI
MLS Cup (x2)
Bornstein, Jonathan (D)Chivas USA: 2006-2010
Chicago Fire: 2019-
Best XI
4-time all-star selection
Boswell, Bobby (D)DC United: 2005-2007
Houston Dynamo: 2008-2013
DC United: 2014-2017
Atlanta United: 2017
Best XI (x2)
Defender of the Year
366 appearances (10th all-time among field players)
Supporters Shield (x2)
Califf, Danny (D)LA Galaxy: 2000-2004
SJ Earthquakes: 2005
Philadelphia Union: 2010-2012
Chivas USA: 2012
Toronto FC: 2013
Best XI
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield (x2)
U.S. Open Cup
CONCACAF Champions Cup
Collin, Aurelien (D)Sporting KC: 2011-2014
Orlando City: 2015-2016
NY Red Bulls: 2016-2018
Philadelphia Union: 2019-
Best XI
MLS Cup (2013 MVP)
3-time all-star selection
Supporters Shield
U.S. Open Cup
Conrad, Jimmy (D)SJ Clash/Earthquakes: 1999-2002
KC Wizards: 2003-2010
Chivas USA: 2011
Best XI (x4)
Defender of the Year
MLS Cup
6-time all-star selection
Dooley, Thomas (D)Columbus Crew: 1997-1999
MetroStars: 2000
Best XI (x2)
Doyle, John (D) SJ Clash/Earthquakes: 1996-2000 Best XI
Defender of the Year
Dunivant, Todd (D)SJ Earthquakes: 2003-2004
LA Galaxy: 2005-2006
NY Red Bulls: 2006-2007
Toronto FC: 2007-2008
LA Galaxy: 2009-2015
Best XI
MLS Cup (x5)
Supporters Shield (x2)
U.S. Open Cup
Fraser, Robin (D)LA Galaxy: 1996-2000
Colorado Rapids: 2001-2003
Columbus Crew: 2004-2005
Best XI (x5)
Defender of the Year (x2)
5-time all-star selection
Supporters Shield (x2)
CONCACAF Champions Cup
Gonzalez, Omar (D)LA Galaxy: 2009-2015
Toronto FC: 2019-
Best XI (x4)
Defender of the Year
5-time all-star selection
MLS Cup (x3)
Supporters Shield (x2)
Hedges, Matt (D) FC Dallas: 2012- Best XI (x2)
Defender of the Year
3-time all-star selection
Supporters Shield
U.S. Open Cup
Hejduk, Frankie (D)Tampa Bay Mutiny: 1996-1998
Columbus Crew: 2003-2010
LA Galaxy: 2011
203 appearances
MLS Cup (x2)
7-time all-star selection
Supporters Shield (x5)
Kubik, Lubos (D)Chicago Fire: 1998-2000
Dallas Burn: 2001
Best XI (x2)
Defender of the Year
MLS Cup
3-time all-star selection
U.S. Open Cup (x2)
Lalas, Alexi (D)NE Revolution: 1996-1997
MetroStars: 1998
KC Wizards: 1999
LA Galaxy: 2001-2003
Best XI
MLS Cup
5-time all-star selection
Supporters Shield
U.S. Open Cup
CONCACAF Champions Cup
Llamosa, Carlos (D)DC United: 1997-2000
Miami Fusion: 2001
NE Revolution: 2002-2003
Chivas USA: 2006-2007
Best XI
4-time all-star selection
MLS Cup (x2)
Supporters Shield (x3)
CONCACAF Champions Cup
Copa Interamericana
Marshall, Chad (D)Columbus Crew: 2004-2013
Seattle Sounders: 2014-2019
Best XI (x4)
Defender of the Year (x3)
4-time all-star selection
409 appearances (3rd all-time among field players)
MLS Cup (x3)
Supporters Shield (x4)
U.S. Open Cup
Moor, Drew (D)FC Dallas: 2005-2009
Colorado Rapids: 2009-2015
Toronto FC: 2016-
1-time all-star selection
388+ appearances (5th all-time)
MLS Cup (x2)
Supporters Shield
Olave, Jamison (D)Real Salt Lake: 2008-2012
NY Red Bulls: 2013-2014
Real Salt Lake: 2015-2016
Best XI (x2)
Defender of the Year
4-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield
Opara, Ike (D)SJ Earthquakes: 2010-2012
Sporting KC: 2013-2018
Minnesota United: 2019-
Best XI (x2)
Defender of the Year (x2)
MLS Cup
U.S. Open Cup (x2)
Parkhurst, Michael (D)NE Revolution: 2005-2008
Columbus Crew: 2014-2016
Atlanta United: 2017-2019
Best XI
Defender of the Year
6-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
U.S. Open Cup (x2)
Petke, Mike (D)MetroStars: 1998-2002
D.C. United: 2003-2005
Colorado Rapids: 2005-2008
NY Red Bulls: 2009-2010
4-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
Pope, Eddie (D)DC United: 1996-2002
MetroStars: 2003-2004
Real Salt Lake: 2005-2007
Best XI (x4)
MLS All-Time Best XI (2005)
Defender of the Year
11-time all-star selection
MLS Cup (x3)
Supporters Shield (x2)
U.S. Open Cup
CONCACAF Champions Cup
Copa Interamericana
Robinson, Eddie (D)SJ Earthquakes: 2001-2005
Houston Dynamo: 2006-2011
Best XI
1-time all-star selection
MLS Cup (x4)
Supporters Shield
Vanney, Greg (D)LA Galaxy: 1996-2001
FC Dallas: 2005-2006
Colorado Rapids: 2007
DC United: 2007
LA Galaxy: 2008
Best XI (x2)
3-time all-star selection
Supporters Shield (x2)
U.S. Open Cup
CONCACAF Champions Cup
Vermes, Peter (D)MetroStars: 1996
Colorado Rapids: 1997-1999
KC Wizards: 2000-2002
Best XI
Defender of the Year
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield
MIDFIELDERS
Adams, Tyler (M) NY Red Bulls: 2016-2018 Supporters Shield
Alonso, Osvaldo (M)Seattle Sounders: 2009-2018
Minnesota United: 2019-
Best XI
4-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield
U.S. Open Cup (x4)
Armas, Chris (M)LA Galaxy: 1996-1997
Chicago Fire: 1998-2007
Best XI (x5)
7-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield
U.S. Open Cup (x4)
Barros Schelotto, Guillermo (M) Columbus Crew: 2007-2010 MVP
Best XI (x2)
3-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield (x2)
Beasley, DaMarcus (M)Chicago Fire: 2000-2004
Houston Dynamo: 2014-2019
Best XI
6-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield
U.S. Open Cup (x3)
Beckerman, Kyle (M)Miami Fusion: 2000-2001
Colorado Rapids: 2002-2007
Real Salt Lake: 2007-
488+ appearances (1st all-time)
9-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield
Beckham, David (M) LA Galaxy: 2007-2012 Best XI
3-time all-star selection
MLS Cup (x2)
Supporters Shield (x2)
Bradley, Michael (M)MetroStars: 2004-2005
Toronto FC: 2014-
MLS Cup
3-time all-star selection
Carroll, Brian (M)DC United: 2003-2007
Columbus Crew: 2008-2010
Philadelphia Union: 2011-2017
371 appearances (7th all-time)
MLS Cup (x2)
Supporters Shield (x4)
Chara, Diego (M)Portland Timbers: 2011-280 appearances
1-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
Chung, Mark (M)KC Wizards: 1996-1998
MetroStars: 1999-2001
Colorado Rapids: 2002-2005
SJ Earthquakes: 2005
Best XI (x3)
5-time all-star selection
Supporters Shield
Cienfuegos, Mauricio (M) LA Galaxy: 1996-2003 Best XI (x3)
7-time all-star selection
14 postseason assists (2nd all-time)
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield (x2)
U.S. Open Cup
Clark, Ricardo (M)MetroStars: 2003-2004
SJ Earthquakes: 2005
Houston Dynamo: 2006-2009, 2012-2017
Columbus Crew: 2018-2019
Best XI
3-time all-star selection
MLS Cup (x2)
Supporters Shield
Davies, Alphonso (M) Vancouver Whitecaps: 2016-2018
Davis, Brad (M)MetroStars: 2002
Dallas Burn: 2003-2004
SJ Earthquakes: 2005
Houston Dynamo: 2006-2015
Sporting KC: 2016
Best XI
6-time all-star selection
123 assists (3rd all-time)
392 appearances (4th all-time)
MLS Cup (x2)
Supporters Shield
De Rosario, Dwayne (M)SJ Earthquakes: 2001-2005
Houston Dynamo: 2006-2008
Toronto FC: 2009-2011
NY Red Bulls: 2011
DC United: 2011-2013
Toronto FC: 2014
MVP
Best XI (x6)
Golden Boot
7-time all-star selection
104 goals (9th all-time)
MLS Cup (x4)
Supporters Shield
U.S. Open Cup
Etcheverry, Marco (M) DC United: 1996-2003 MVP
Best XI (x4)
MLS All-Time Best XI (2005)
101 assists (7th all-time)
13 postseason assists (T-3rd all-time)
7-time all-star selection
MLS Cup (x3)
Supporters Shield (x2)
CONCACAF Champions Cup
Copa Interamericana
Ferreira, David (M) FC Dallas: 2009-2013 Best XI
MVP
Gaven, Eddie (M)MetroStars: 2003-2005
Columbus Crew: 2006-2013
Best XI
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield (x2)
Gomez, Christian (M)DC United: 2004-2007
Colorado Rapids: 2008
DC United: 2009
MVP
Best XI (x3)
4-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield (x2)
Guevara, Amado (M)MetroStars/NY Red Bulls: 2003-2006
Chivas USA: 2007
Toronto FC: 2008-2009
MVP
Best XI
Golden Boot
5-time all-star selection
Harkes, John (M)DC United: 1996-1998
NE Revolution: 1999-2001
Columbus Crew: 2001-2002
MLS Cup (x2)
6-time all-star selection
Supporters Shield
U.S. Open Cup (x2)
Henderson, Chris (M)Colorado Rapids: 1996-1998 & 2002-2005
KC Wizards: 1999-2000
Miami Fusion: 2001
Columbus Crew: 2005
New York Red Bulls: 2006
3-time all-star selection
80 career assists (T-13th all-time); 51 goals
Most assists (4) in one game; tied with five others
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield (x2)
Johnson, Will (M)Chicago Fire: 2005
Real Salt Lake: 2008-2012
Portland Timbers: 2013-2015
Toronto FC: 2016
Orlando City: 2017-2019
Best XI
MLS Cup (x2)
3-time all-star selection
Jones, Cobi (M) LA Galaxy: 1996-2007 Best XI
91 assists (9th all-time)
13 postsseason assists (T-3rd all-time)
MLS Cup (x2)
9-time all-star selection
Supporters Shield (x2)
U.S. Open Cup (x2)
CONCACAF Champions Cup
Joseph, Shalrie (M)NE Revolution: 2003-2012
Chivas USA: 2012
Seattle Sounders: 2013
NE Revolution: 2014
Best XI (x4)
8-time all-star selection
U.S. Open Cup
SuperLiga
Juninho, (M)LA Galaxy: 2010-2015
Chicago Fire: 2017
LA Galaxy: 2019
MLS Cup (x3)
3-time all-star selection
Supporters Shield (x2)
Kaka, (M) Orlando City: 2015-2017 3-time all-star selection
Klein, Chris (M)KC Wizards: 1998-2005
Real Salt Lake: 2006-2007
LA Galaxy: 2007-2010
4-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield (x2)
U.S. Open Cup
Kljestan, Sacha (M)Chivas USA: 2006-2010
NY Red Bulls: 2015-2017
Orlando City: 2018-2019
LA Galaxy: 2020-
Best XI (x2)
93+ assists (8th all-time)
Supporters Shield
Larentowicz, Jeff (M)NE Revolution: 2005-2009
Colorado Rapids: 2010-2012
Chicago Fire: 2013-2015
LA Galaxy: 2016
Atlanta United: 2017-
418+ appearances (2nd all-time)
MLS Cup (x2)
U.S. Open Cup (x2)
Superliga
Campeones Cup
Mastroeni, Pablo (M)Miami Fusion: 1998-2001
Colorado Rapids: 2002-2013
LA Galaxy: 2013
Best XI
9-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield
McCarty, Dax (M)FC Dallas: 2006-2010
DC United: 2011
NY Red Bulls: 2011-2016
Chicago Fire: 2017-2019
Nashville: 2020-
Best XI
361+ appearances (10th all-time)
Supporters Shield (x2)
Morales, Javier (M)Real Salt Lake: 2007-2016
FC Dallas: 2017
Best XI
MLS Cup
4-time all-star selection
Mulrooney, Richard (M)SJ Earthquakes: 1999-2004
FC Dallas: 2005-2006
Toronto FC: 2007
Houston Dynamo: 2007-2010
MLS Cup (x3)
3-time all-star selection
Nagbe, Darlington (M)Portland Timbers: 2013-2018
Atlanta United: 2018-2019
Columbus Crew: 2020-
MLS Cup (x2)
3-time all-star selection
U.S. Open Cup
Campeones Cup
Nowak, Piotr (M) Chicago Fire: 1998-2002 Best XI (x3)
MLS All-Time Best XI (2005)
3-time all-star selection
10 postseason assists (T-5th all-time)
MLS Cup
U.S. Open Cup (x2)
O'Brien, Ronnie (M)Dallas Burn/FC Dallas: 2002-2006
Toronto FC: 2007
SJ Earthquakes: 2008
Best XI (x2)
4-time all-star selection
Olsen, Ben (M) DC United: 1998-2000, 2002-2009 Best XI
5-time all-star selection
MLS Cup (x2)
Supporters Shield (x3)
U.S. Open Cup
Preki, (M)KC Wizards: 1996-2000
Miami Fusion: 2001
KC Wizards: 2002-2005
MVP (x2)
Best XI (x4)
MLS All-Time Best XI (2005)
Golden Boot (x2)
8-time all-star selection
79 goals (20th all-time)
112 assists (5th all-time)
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield (x2)
U.S. Open Cup
Ralston, Steve (M)Tampa Bay Mutiny: 1996-2001
NE Revolution: 2002-2010
Best XI (x3)
76 goals (23rd all-time)
135 assists (2nd all-time)
378 appearances (6th all-time)
7-time all-star selection
Supporters Shield
U.S. Open Cup
Ramos, Tab (M) MetroStars: 1996-2002 4-time all-star selection
Rogers, Robbie (M)Columbus Crew: 2007-2011
LA Galaxy: 2013-2017
Best XI
MLS Cup (x2)
Supporters Shield (x2)
Valderrama, Carlos (M)Tampa Bay Mutiny: 1996-1997
Miami Fusion: 1998-1999
Tampa Bay Mutiny: 1999-2001
Colorado Rapids: 2001-2002
MVP
Best XI (x3)
MLS All-Time Best XI (2005)
114 assists (4th all-time)
5-time all-star selection
Supporters Shield
Valeri, Diego (M) Portland Timbers: 2013- MVP
Best XI (x3)
MLS Cup
76+ goals (24th all-time)
81+ assists (TK all-time)
5-time all-star selection
Williams, Richie (M)DC United: 1996-2000
MetroStars: 2001
DC United: 2002
MetroStars: 2003
MLS Cup (x3)
Supporters Shield (x2)
U.S. Open Cup
CONCACAF Champions Cup
Interamerican Cup
Zavagnin, Kerry (M)MetroStars: 1997-1998
KC Wizards: 2000-2008
Best XI
MLS Cup
1-time all-star selection
Supporters Shield
U.S. Open Cup
Zusi, Graham (M) KC Wizards/Sporting KC: 2009- Best XI (x2)
7-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
U.S. Open Cup (x3)
FORWARDS
Adu, Freddy (F)DC United: 2004-2006
Real Salt Lake: 2007
Philadelphia Union: 2011-2013
MLS All Star (x2)
MLS Cup
youngest player to play and score in an MLS game
Almiron, Miguel (F) Atlanta United: 2017-2018 Best XI (x2)
2-time MLS All-Star selection
MLS Newcomer of the Year
MLS Cup
Altidore, Jozy (F)NY Red Bulls: 2006-2008
Toronto FC: 2015-
73+ reg season goals (27th all time)
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield
Angel, Juan Pablo (F)NY Red Bulls: 2007-2010
LA Galaxy: 2011
Chivas USA: 2011-2012
Best XI
4-time MLS All-Star selection
72 reg season goals (T-29th all time)
Supporters Shield (22g for LAG in 2011)
Blanco, Cuauhtémoc (F) Chicago Fire: 2007-2008 Best XI
MLS All-Star selection & game MVP (2008)
Buddle, Edson (F)Columbus Crew: 2001-2005
NY Red Bulls: 2006
Toronto FC: 2007
LA Galaxy: 2007-2012
Colorado Rapids: 2013-2014
LA Galaxy: 2015
Best XI
MLS Cup (x2)
100 goals (11th all-time)
Supporters Shield (x3)
U.S. Open Cup
Cerritos, Ronald (F)SJ Clash/Earthquakes: 1997-2001
Dallas Burn: 2002-2003
DC United: 2003-2004
SJ Earthquakes: 2005
Houston Dynamo: 2006
Best XI
3-time all-star selection
Supporters Shield
Ching, Brian (F)LA Galaxy: 2001
SJ Earthquakes: 2003-2005
Houston Dynamo: 2006-2013
Best XI
82 goals (15th all-time)
6-time all-star selection
MLS Cup (x3)
U.S. Open Cup
Cunningham, Jeff (F)Columbus Crew: 1998-2004
Colorado Rapids: 2005
Real Salt Lake: 2006-2007
Toronto FC: 2007-2008
FC Dallas: 2008-2010
Columbus Crew: 2011
Best XI (x3)
Golden Boot (x2)
134 reg season goals (3rd all-time)
365 appearances (9th all-time)
Supporters Shield
U.S. Open Cup
Dempsey, Clint (F)NE Revolution: 2004-2006
Seattle Sounders: 2013-2018
Best XI (x2)
72 goals, 42 assists
6-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield
U.S. Open Cup
Diaz Arce, Raul (F)DC United: 1996-1997
NE Revolution: 1998
SJ Clash: 1999
Tampa Bay Mutiny: 1999-2000
DC United: 2000-2001
Colorado Rapids: 2001
82 goals (16th all-time)
3-time all-star selection
MLS Cup (x2)
Supporters Shield
U.S. Open Cup
Donovan, Landon (F)SJ Earthquakes: 2001-2004
LA Galaxy: 2005-2014, 2016
MVP
Best XI (x7)
MLS All-Time Best XI (2005)
Golden Boot
145 goals (2nd all-time)
136 assists (1st all-time)
14-time all-star selection
25 postseason goals (1st all-time)
15 postseason assists (1st all-time)
MLS Cup (x6)
Supporters Shield (x2)
U.S. Open Cup
Dos Santos, Giovani (F) LA Galaxy: 2015-2018 Best XI
2-time MLS All-Star selection
Dwyer, Dom (F)Sporting KC: 2012-2017
Orlando City: 2017-
81+ goals (17th all-time)
MLS Cup
U.S. Open Cup (x2)
Emilio, Luciano (F) DC United: 2007-2010 MVP
Best XI
Golden Boot
Giovinco, Sebastian (F) Toronto FC: 2015-2018 MVP
Best XI (x3)
Golden Boot
4-time all-star selection
68 goals, 52 assists in 114 reg season games
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield
Henry, Thierry (F) NY Red Bulls: 2010-2014 Best XI (x3)
4-time all-star selection
Supporters Shield
Ibrahimovic, Zlatan (F) LA Galaxy: 2018-2019 Best XI (x2)
2-time MLS All-Star selection
MLS Newcomer of the Year (2018)
John, Stern (F) Columbus Crew: 1998-1999 Best XI
Golden Boot
Kamara, Kei (F)Columbus Crew: 2006-2007
SJ Earthquakes: 2008
Houston Dynamo: 2008-2009
KC Wizards/Sporting KC: 2009-2013
Columbus Crew: 2015-2016
NE Revolution: 2017
Vancouver Whitecaps: 2018
Colorado Rapids: 2019-2020
Minnesota United: 2020-
Best XI
1-time all-star selection
130+ goals (5th all-time)
U.S. Open Cup
Keane, Robbie (F) LA Galaxy: 2011-2016 MVP
Best XI (x4)
3-time all-star selection
83 reg season goals (14th all-time)
9g, 6a in 21 postseason games
MLS Cup (x3)
Supporters Shield
Kreis, Jason (F)Dallas Burn: 1996-2004
Real Salt Lake: 2005-2007
MVP
Best XI
Golden Boot
108 goals (8th all-time)
7-time all-star selection
Lassiter, Roy (F)Tampa Bay Mutiny: 1996-1998
DC United: 1998-1999
Miami Fusion: 2000
KC Wizards: 2001-2002
DC United: 2002
Best XI
Golden Boot
88 goals (13th all-time)
Single-season record 27 goals (1996-2017)
13 postseason goals (3rd all-time)
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield (x2)
CONCACAF Champions Cup (tourney MVP)
Magee, Mike (F)MetroStars/NY Red Bulls: 2003-2008
LA Galaxy: 2009-2013
Chicago Fire: 2013-2015
LA Galaxy: 2016
MVP
Best XI
MLS Cup (x2)
Supporters Shield (x2)
Martinez, Josef (F) Atlanta United: 2017- MVP
Best XI (x3)
Golden Boot
77+ goals (21st all-time)
a 31-goal season (2nd all time)
MLS Cup
U.S. Open Cup
Campeones Cup
Mathis, Clint (F)LA Galaxy: 1998-2000
MetroStars: 2000-2003
Real Salt Lake: 2005
Colorado Rapids: 2006
NY Red Bulls: 2007
Real Salt Lake: 2008-2009
LA Galaxy: 2010
Best XI
4-time all-star selection
61 goals, 52 assists in 258 reg season games
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield
McBride, Brian (F)Columbus Crew: 1996-2002
Chicago Fire: 2008-2010
MLS All-Time Best XI (2005)
80 goals (18th all-time)
9-time all-star selection
U.S. Open Cup
Moreno, Jaime (F)DC United: 1996-2002
MetroStars: 2003
DC United: 2004-2010
Best XI (x5)
MLS All-Time Best XI (2005)
133 goals (4th all-time)
102 assists (6th all-time)
12 postseason goals (4th all-time)
10 postseason assists (T-5th all-time)
7-time all-star selection
MLS Cup (x4)
Supporters Shield (x4)
U.S. Open Cup (x2)
CONCACAF Champions Cup
Copa Interamericana
Piatti, Ignacio (F) Montreal Impact: 2014-2019 Best XI (x2)
3-time all-star selection
Pineda Chacon, Alex (F)MIami Fusion: 2001
NE Revolution: 2002
LA Galaxy: 2003
Columbus Crew: 2003
MVP
Best XI
Golden Boot
Razov, Ante (F)LA Galaxy: 1996-1997
Chicago Fire: 1998-2004
Columbus Crew: 2005
MetroStars: 2005
Chivas USA: 2006-2009
Best XI
114 goals (6th all-time)
11 postseason goals (5th all-time)
10 postseason assists (T-5th all-time)
3-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield
U.S. Open Cup (x3)
Rooney, Wayne (F) DC United: 2018-2019 Best XI
MLS All-Star selection
Ruiz, Carlos (F)LA Galaxy: 2002-2004
FC Dallas: 2005-2007
LA Galaxy: 2008
Toronto FC: 2008
Philadelphia Union: 2011
DC United: 2013
FC Dallas: 2016
MVP
Best XI
89 goals (12th all-time)
16 postseason goals (2nd all-time)
5-time all-star selection
MLS Cup
Supporters Shield
U.S. Open Cup
Twellman, Taylor (F) NE Revolution: 2002-2010 MVP
Best XI (x2)
Golden Boot (x2)
101 goals (10th all-time)
6-time all-star selection
U.S. Open Cup
Superliga
Vela, Carlos (F) LAFC: 2018- MVP
Best XI (x2)
2-time MLS All-Star Selection
Golden Boot
Single-season goal-scoring record holder
Villa, David (F) NYCFC: 2015-2018 MVP
Best XI (x2)
77 goals (21st all-time)
4-time all-star selection
Wolff, Josh (F)Chicago Fire: 1998-2002
KC Wizards: 2003-2006, 2008-2010
DC United: 2011-2012
80 goals (18th all-time)
MLS Cup
U.S. Open Cup (x3)
Wondolowski, Chris (F)SJ Earthquakes: 2005
Houston Dynamo: 2006-2009
SJ Earthquakes: 2009-
MVP
Best XI (x3)
Golden Boot (x2)
MLS Cup (x2)
159+ goals (1st all-time)
5-time all-star selection
Tied for single-season scoring record (2012-2017)
Wright-Phillips, Bradley (F)NY Red Bulls: 2013-2019
LAFC: 2020-
Best XI (x2)
Golden Boot (x2)
108+ goals (7th all-time)
Supporters Shield (x3)