Johnny Russell among top 25 top-selling MLS jerseys for fourth straight season


Major League Soccer announced today the top 25 selling jerseys for the 2023 season - based on overall retail sales on during the first four months of the year - with Sporting Kansas City captain Johnny Russell among the most popular purchases for the fourth year in a row.

2023 Top-Selling MLS Player Jerseys

  1. Carlos Vela, LAFC
  2. Hany Mukhtar, Nashville SC
  3. Walker Zimmerman, Nashville SC
  4. Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernández, LA Galaxy
  5. Jordan Morris, Seattle Sounders FC
  6. Josef Martínez, Inter Miami CF
  7. Thiago Almada, Atlanta United
  8. Dániel Gazdag, Philadelphia Union
  9. Andre Blake, Philadelphia Union
  10. Riqui Puig, LA Galaxy
  11. Ben Bender, Charlotte FC
  12. Cristian Roldan, Seattle Sounders FC
  13. Juan ‘Cucho’ Hernández, Columbus Crew
  14. Sebastián Driussi, Austin FC
  15. Facundo Torres, Orlando City SC
  16. Denis Bouanga, LAFC
  17. Nicolás Lodeiro, Seattle Sounders FC
  18. Julián Carranza, Philadelphia Union
  19. Lucas Zelarayán, Columbus Crew
  20. Mateusz Klich, D.C. United
  21. Raúl Ruidíaz, Seattle Sounders FC
  22. Johnny Russell, Sporting Kansas City
  23. João Klauss, St. Louis CITY SC
  24. Jakob Glesnes, Philadelphia Union
  25. João Paulo, Seattle Sounders FC

Russell joined Sporting in 2018 in a transfer from English club Derby County FC and now ranks third in club history in both regular season goals (50) and goals across all competitions (55). The Scottish winger was named club captain ahead of the 2021 season and has received numerous team awards, including Offensive Player of the Year (2018, 2019, 2021), Most Valuable Player (2020, 2022), Golden Boot (2020, 2022), Humanitarian of the Year (2022) and Goal of the Year (2021).

Sporting Kansas City will host the Portland Timbers at 2:25 p.m. CT on Sunday at Children's Mercy Park live on FOX, FOX Deportes and Apple TV. Tickets for the Memorial Day weekend match-up are available online at SeatGeek, including the Sporting U Pass featuring $15 Supporters' Stand tickets for college students.