Miguel Almirón tops list of best-selling adidas MLS jerseys

Atlanta United represented by five players among top 25

Major League Soccer today announced that Atlanta United midfielder Miguel Almirón has the No. 1 best-selling jersey for 2017 on MLSstore.com. The 23-year-old Paraguayan international is joined by four teammates on the list of highest retail jersey sales – Josef Martinez, Hector Villalba, Greg Garza and Yamil Asad – giving the club five players in the top 25. Almirón is the first player from an expansion team to have the league’s highest-selling jersey.

Chicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger ranks second on the list, followed by Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez (3), Seattle Sounders FC forward Jordan Morris (4) and NYCFC forward David Villa (5).

The rankings are based on overall retail sales of adidas MLS jerseys on MLSStore.com since the beginning of 2017 through the conclusion of the regular season.

Rank Player Club
1 Miguel Almirón Atlanta United FC
2 Bastien Schweinsteiger Chicago Fire
3 Josef Martinez Atlanta United FC
4 Jordan Morris Seattle Sounders FC
5 David Villa New York City FC
6 Clint Dempsey Seattle Sounders FC
7 Sebastian Giovinco Toronto FC
8 Kaka Orlando City SC
9 Andrea Pirlo New York City FC
10 Nicolas Lodeiro Seattle Sounders FC
11 Osvaldo Alonso Seattle Sounders FC
12 Diego Valeri Portland Timbers
13 Jack Harrison New York City FC
14 Dom Dwyer Sporting Kansas City/Orlando City SC
15 Tito Villalba Atlanta United FC
16 Darlington Nagbe Portland Timbers
17 Christian Ramirez Minnesota United FC
18 Greg Garza Atlanta United FC
19 Giovani dos Santos LA Galaxy
20 Roman Torres Seattle Sounders FC
21 Diego Chara Portland Timbers
22 Cristian Roldan Seattle Sounders FC
23 Chris Wondolowski San Jose Earthquakes
24 Yamil Asad Atlanta United FC
25 Graham Zusi Sporting Kansas City

Additional highlights:

  • Fifteen different countries represented (by birthplace) – Paraguay (Miguel Almirón), Germany (Bastian Schweinsteiger), Venezuela (Josef Martinez), United States (Jordan Morris, Clint Dempsey, Christian Ramirez, Greg Garza, Cristian Roldan, Chris Wondolowski, Graham Zusi), Spain (David Villa), Italy (Andrea Pirlo, Sebastian Giovinco), Brazil (Kaká), Uruguay (Nicolas Lodeiro), Cuba (Osvaldo Alonso), Argentina (Diego Valeri, Hector Villalba, Yamil Asad), England (Jack Harrison, Dom Dwyer), Liberia (Darlington Nagbe), Mexico (Giovani dos Santos), Panama (Román Torres), Colombia (Diego Chara).
  • One player is a MLS Homegrown Player (Jordan Morris) and six players, including Morris, are under the age of 24 (Miguel Almirón, Jack Harrison, Hector Villalba, Cristian Roldan, Yamil Asad).
  • Fifteen players are MLS Designated Players (Miguel Almirón, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Josef Martinez, David Villa, Clint Dempsey, Sebastian Giovinco, Kaká, Andrea Pirlo, Nicolas Lodeiro, Osvaldo Alonso, Diego Valeri, Hector Villalba, Giovani dos Santos, Chris Wondolowski, Graham Zusi).
  • Clint Dempsey and Graham Zusi are the only two players to appear on the list for the last four consecutive seasons.