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SPORTS UPDATE

Gareth Bale Leads MLS Jersey Sales in 1st Season

Former Real Madrid ace Gareth Bale, is making huge impact in his first season in Major Soccer League (MLS). The Wales Captain has

has established himself as one of the league’s most marketable players and now has the jersey sales to prove it.

On Monday, MLS released its top-selling jerseys of the 2022 season, with the Welsh star striker topping the list. Bale’s LAFC teammate, Carlos Vela, took third on the list.

The second-best-selling jersey belonged to Christian Fuchs, who plays for expansion Charlotte FC. Charlotte’s inaugural jersey launch was the best-selling such event in MLSstore.com history.

Although they didn’t have any in the top 5, Seattle Sounders led all teams with four players in the top 25

Rounding out the top five were LA Galaxy’s Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez and Atlanta United’s Josef Martinez.

Still, 2022 was a landmark year for team diversity, as a record 15 teams were represented in the top 25.

One of the only teams that didn’t have a representative in the top 25: the Philadelphia Union, who currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings with an MLS-leading 63 points.

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