MLS

Major League Soccer, popularly known as MLS is is a professional league for football in the United States of America. It is the highest league for professional football in the USA. Although, sanctioned and administered by the United States Soccer ...

Major League Soccer, popularly known as MLS is is a professional league for football in the United States of America. It is the highest league for professional football in the USA. Although, sanctioned and administered by the United States Soccer Federation , the league consists of teams from both USA and Canada. It has played a key role in promoting football in the continent of North America and has expanded the popularity of the sport to locations previously untouched.

Due to the lucrative deals and contracts, MLS has been able to attract several great players from European football over the years. David Beckham, Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Andrea Pirlo, Kaka, Wayne Rooney, Didier Drogba are some of the many legends of the game who have come to the league and played a key role in its growth and development. Recently, MLS has also managed to capture the signings of the players who have still a to play for like Gonzalo Higuain, Lorenzo Insigne, Gareth Bale, Javier Hernandez and more.

Which team has the most MLS titles?

LA Galaxy are the most successful team ever with five MLS Cups. Their most recent triumph was back in the 2014 season. Al0ng with the five MLS Cups, Galaxy have also won four Supporters’ Shields. Such success has allowed LA Galaxy to enjoy a lot of popularity all over the world.

S. No Team Number of Titles Won
1 LA Galaxy 5
2 D.C United 4
3 Columbus Crew 2
4 San Jose Earthquakes 2
5 Sporting Kansas City 2
6 Seattle Sounders FC 2
7 Houston Dynamo FC 2
8 Chicago Fire 1
9 Toronto FC 1
10 New York City FC 1

 

MLS Format

A MLS season consists of two vital stages, the regular season and the play-offs. In the regular season, teams are divided geographically into the Western and Eastern Conferences. The top seven teams from each conference qualify for the play-offs. The team with the highest points total at the end of the regular season is awarded the Supporters’ Shield. The MLS has fixed membership by not following the tradition of relegation and promotion. At the end of the season, the winner of the Western Conference Final plays the winner of the Eastern Conference Final in the MLS Cup and the winner is awarded the league title.

When does the 2022 MLS Season start and finish?

The 2022 MLS season, which is also the 27th edition of the tournament started on February 26, 2022 and is scheduled to end on October 9, 2022. The play-offs will begin on October 15, 2022 and concluded with the MLS Cup final on November 5, 2022.

 

 

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The most successful MLS team, LA Galaxy, Credit: Twitter/@LAGalaxy

The most successful MLS team, LA Galaxy, Credit: Twitter/@LAGalaxy The most successful MLS team, LA Galaxy, Credit: Twitter/@LAGalaxy



MLS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)

Q1. Which team has won the most MLS titles?

LA Galaxy with 5 titles

Q2. Who has the most goals in the history of MLS?

Chris Wondolowski with 171 goals.

Q3. Who has the most appearances in the history of MLS?

Nick Rimando with 514 games.