Major League Soccer, or MLS as it is referred to for brevity’s sake, is the top flight league in US professional soccer. It now has 14 teams, but will be expanded to 18 in the next few years. Over the last 13 years, several skilled MLS teams have taken the pitch, and I am going to rank the 10 best.
Now, narrowing it down to ten is a relatively difficult task despite the fact the league is a mere baker’s dozen or so years old. As criteria, I looked at the teams’ records, their performance in the playoffs and their overall significance to American soccer.
Now, I am sure I am going to omit some very good teams that won Supporters Shields and MLS Cups throughout the years. If I have left off a squad that you feel is deserving of recognition, please let me hear about it in the comments section below.
Over the next ten days, I will be ranking the greatest teams and explaining my analysis of why they belong on this list. So, come back to STO over the next ten days and learn about the most magnificent teams to ever play in Major League Soccer.