Josef Martínez tops MLS best-selling jerseys list for 2021; Miles Robinson ranks No. 7
ATLANTA - Major League Soccer announced today the top 25 best-selling adidas jerseys for the 2021 regular season sold on MLSstore.com with Atlanta United placing multiple players in the top 25 for the fifth consecutive year. Josef Martínez had the league's best-selling jersey while Miles Robinson made the list for the first time in his career at No. 7.
Since joining MLS in 2017, Atlanta has had the most jerseys in the top seven places with nine, and the club has recorded a total of 17 jerseys in the top 25. This is the second time an Atlanta player has finished in the top spot after Miguel Almirón topped the list in 2017.
Martínez is the only player to rank in the top three each of the past five seasons. This marks the first season he has finished at No. 1. The Venezuelan striker is one of four players to make the top 25 list each of the past five years along with Portland's Diego Valeri and Diego Chará and Seattle's Cristian Roldan. Fifteen clubs are represented on the 2021 list.
Additional highlights are detailed below.
14 different countries represented (determined by birthplace):
Argentina (Emanuel Reynoso, Lucas Zelarayán, Diego Valeri, Tomás Pochettino)
Colombia (Fredy Montero, Diego Chará)
Finland (Alex Ring)
France (Gonzalo Higuaín)*
Germany (Hany Mukhtar)
Mexico (Carlos Vela, Javier Chicharito' Hernández, Jonathan dos Santos)
Paraguay (Cecilio Domínguez)
Peru (Raúl Ruidíaz)
Scotland (Johnny Russell)
Uruguay (Nicolás Lodeiro)
United States (Christian Roldan, Miles Robinson, Sebastian Lletget, Chris Wondolowski, Walker Zimmerman, Alejandro Bedoya)
Venezuela (Josef Martínez)
*Born in France. Played for Argentine National Team.
Six players have featured for the U.S. Men's National Team - Cristian Roldan, Miles Robinson, Sebastian Lletget, Chris Wondolowski, Walker Zimmerman, Alejandro Bedoya.
A total of 9 players have featured in a FIFA World Cup match for their national teams - Alejandro Bedoya (USA), Jonathan dos Santos (Mexico), Javier Chicharito' Hernandez (Mexico), Gonzalo Higuaín (Argentina), Nicolas Lodeiro (Uruguay), Nani (Portugal), Raúl Ruidíaz (Peru), Carlos Vela (Mexico), Chris Wondolowski (USA)
Graphics for the top-selling MLS player jerseys can be found HERE.
The rankings are based on overall retail sales of adidas MLS jerseys on MLSstore.com since the beginning of 2021.
2021 Best-Selling MLS Jerseys
1. Josef Martínez (Atlanta United)
2. Raúl Ruidíaz (Seattle Sounders FC)
3. Carlos Vela (LAFC)
4. Javier 'Chicharito' Hernández (LA Galaxy)
5. Nicolás Lodeiro (Seattle Sounders FC)
6. Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders FC)
7. Miles Robinson (Atlanta United)
8. Fredy Montero (Seattle Sounders FC)
9. Jonathan dos Santos (LA Galaxy)
10. Sebastian Lletget (LA Galaxy)
11. Nani (Orlando City)
12. Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)
13. Cecilio Domínguez (Austin FC)
14. Emanuel Reynoso (Minnesota United FC)
15. Brenner (FC Cincinnati)
16. Lucas Zelarayán (Columbus Crew)
17. Walker Zimmerman (Nashville SC)
18. Johnny Russell (Sporting Kansas City)
19. Diego Valeri (Portland Timbers)
20. Alejandro Bedoya (Philadelphia Union)
21. Gonzalo Higuaín (Inter Miami CF)
22. Diego Chará (Portland Timbers)
23. Alex Ring (Austin FC)
24. Tomás Pochettino (Austin FC)
25. Hany Mukhtar (Nashville SC)
For more information on the best-selling MLS jerseys, visit MLSstore.com.
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