MLS the most globally diverse soccer league in the world

Recent data compiled by MLS shows that it is now the most globally diverse professional soccer league in the world. MLS’s current player pool has a record 73 countries of birth represented and and average age that continues to drop. The United States leads the way with 290 players, followed by Canada (39), Argentina (30), France (24), Brazil (20) and Colombia (19). Below is the complete list of countries represented.

ANGOLA (1)

ARGENTINA (30)

AUSTRALIA (2)

AUSTRIA (1)

BELGIUM (1)

BOLIVIA (1)

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (1)

BRAZIL (21)

CAMEROON (4)

CANADA (39)

CHILE (3)

COLOMBIA (19)

COSTA RICA (12)

CROATIA (2)

CUBA (2)

CZECH REPUBLIC (2)

DENMARK (3)

ECUADOR (5)

EL SALVADOR (3)

ENGLAND (12)

FINLAND (3)

FRANCE (24)

GAMBIA (2)

GEORGIA (2)

GERMANY (11)

GHANA (15)

GUINEA-BISSAU (1)

HAITI (1)

HONDURAS (7)

HUNGARY (4)

IRELAND (3)

ISRAEL (1)

ITALY (1)

IVORY COAST (2)

JAMAICA (7)

JAPAN (3)

KENYA(2)

LIBERIA (2)

LIBYA (1)

LIECHTENSTEIN (1)

MARTINIQUE (1)

MEXICO (6)

NETHERLANDS (3)

NEW ZEALAND (4)

NIGERIA (6)

NORWAY (2)

PANAMA (5)

PARAGUAY (5)

PERU (5)

POLAND (2)

PORTUGAL (5)

ROMANIA (2)

RWANDA (1)

SCOTLAND (3)

SENEGAL (1)

SERBIA (2)

SIERRA LEONE (1)

SLOVAKIA (1)

SLOVENIA (3)

SOUTH AFRICA (1)

SOUTH KOREA (2)

SPAIN (8)

SURINAME (1)

SWEDEN (9)

SWITZERLAND (6)

TANZANIA (1)

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO (1)

TUNISIA (1)

UGANDA (1)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (290)

URUGUAY (7)

VENEZUELA (10)


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