LA Galaxy’s Zlatan Ibrahimoivc’s jersey finds itself atop the list of Major League Soccer player jerseys sold on for this season.

LAFC Designated Player and Mexican international star Carlos Vela holds the No. 2 spot and is one of 18 MLS designated players featured on the list (others include – Josef Martinez, Wayne Rooney, Miguel Almirón, Bastian Schweinsteiger, New York City FC’s David Villa (seventh), Sebastian Giovinco, Clint Dempsey, Ezequiel Barco (YDP), Diego Valeri, Diego Rossi (YDP), Bradley Wright-Phillips (13th), Giovani dos Santos, Jozy Altidore, Dom Dwyer, Graham Zusi, Darwin Quintero Jr., Paul Arriola).

Atlanta United lead all MLS teams with five jerseys in the top 25 –Josef Martinez (3), Miguel Almiron (5), Ezequiel Barco (5), Darlington Nagbe (15) and Hector Villalba (18).

Sporting Kansas City defender Graham Zusi (21), is the only player to appear on the list for the last five consecutive seasons.

Fourteen countries represented (determined by birthplace) – Sweden (Zlatan Ibrahimovic), Mexico (Carlos Vela, Giovani dos Santos), Venezuela (Josef Martinez), England (Wayne Rooney, Bradley Wright-Phillips, Dom Dwyer), Paraguay (Miguel Almirón), Germany (Bastian Schweinsteiger), Spain (David Villa), Italy (Sebastian Giovinco), United States (Clint Dempsey, Jozy Altidore, Graham Zusi, Cristian Roldan, Paul Arriola), Argentina (Ezequiel Barco, Diego Valeri, Hector Villalba, Luciano Acosta), Uruguay (Diego Rossi), Liberia (Darlington Nagbe), Ghana (Alphonso Davies), Colombia (Darwin Quintero Jr., Diego Chara).


The top-selling player jerseys for 2018:


1 Zlatan Ibrahimovic LA Galaxy
2 Carlos Vela LAFC
3 Josef Martinez Atlanta United
4 Wayne Rooney D.C. United
5 Miguel Almiron Atlanta United
6 Bastian Schweinsteiger Chicago Fire
7 David Villa NYCFC
8 Sebastian Giovinco Toronto FC
9 Clint Dempsey Seattle Sounders
10 Ezequiel Barco Atlanta United
11 Diego Valeri Portland Timbers
12 Diego Rossi LAFC
13 Bradley Wright-Phillips New York Red Bulls
14 Giovani dos Santos LA Galaxy
15 Darlington Nagbe Atlanta United
16 Jozy Altidore Toronto FC
17 Alphonso Davies Vancouver Whitecaps
18 Hector Villalba Atlanta United
19 Dom Dwyer Orlando City
20 Luciano Acosta D.C. United
21 Graham Zusi Sporting KC
22 Cristian Roldan Seattle Sounders
23 Darwin Quintero Jr. Minnesota United
24 Paul Arriola D.C. United
25 Diego Chara Portland Timbers

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Front Row Soccer editor Michael Lewis has covered 13 World Cups (eight men, five women), seven Olympics and 25 MLS Cups. He has written about New York City FC, New York Cosmos, the New York Red Bulls and both U.S. national teams for Newsday and has penned a soccer history column for the Lewis, who has been honored by the Press Club of Long Island and National Soccer Coaches Association of America, is the former editor of He has written seven books about the beautiful game and has published ALIVE AND KICKING The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers. It is available at