David Villa and Schweinsteiger among top 5 best selling MLS shirts for 2017
Paraguayan Miguel Almiron (Atlanta United) is the player with the highest volume of replica playing shirts this season in MLS.
As the 2017 MLS season winds up with the semi-final first legs having been played this midweek, it's time to reflect back on the highs and lows of the campaign.
One of the more curious rankings from MLS this season are the Top 25 players with the highest quantity of replica shirts sold which is topped by Paraguayan international, Atlanta United's No. 10. Miguel Almiron.
The new franchise coached by former FC Barcelona coach Gerardo "Tato "Martinez has been one of the revelations this year in the US soccer scene, creating a new MLS attendance record and features no less than five players in the Top 25 ranking for shirts sold (joining Almiron is Josef Martinez in third place, Hector Villalba in 15th place, Greg Garza in 18th and Tamil Asad in 24th place),
New Chicago Fire signing Bastian Schweinsteiger is second on the podium with the former German international and Manchester United star creating a positive impression in his first season with the Illinois based outfit.
Despite a disappointing pre-season for his club NYCFC, it has been another positive season for the Asturian David Villa, gaining a call up for the Spanish national side and ending the MLS campaign as second top scorer with his 22 goals only bettered by that of Chicago Fire's Nemanja Nikolic on 24 strikes.
Top 10: Best selling MLS replica shirts 2017
1) Miguel Almiron (Atlanta United)
2) Bastian Schweinsteiger (Chicago Fire)
3) Josef Martinez (Atlanta United)
4) Jody Morris (Seattle Sounders)
5) David Villa (NYCFC)
6) Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders)
7) Giovinco (Toronto FC)
8) Kaká (Orlando City)
9) Pirlo (NYCFC)
10) Lodeiro (Seattle Sounders)
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