Charlotte FC third in MLS jersey sales this season

FILE -Fans cheer before an MLS soccer match between the Charlotte FC and the LA Galaxy in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 5, 2022. The push toward the World Cup in 2026 begins now for Major League Soccer. The league, entering its 28th season this year, has a new team in St. Louis City and a new media deal with Apple TV. This season will also feature an expanded Leagues Cup, which will involve all of the MLS and Liga MX teams for the first time.(AP Photo/Jacob Kupferman, File)

CHARLOTTE — Charlotte FC players aren’t the only ones sporting the team’s jerseys this season.

Major League Soccer announced the list of top-selling Adidas jerseys in the league for the start of the season and Charlotte FC landed at No. 3 overall in jersey sales.

The Seattle Sounders topped the list of overall sales with five of their players in the top 25, and Nashville SC landed at No. 2. The Philadelphia Union and Austin FC rounded out the top five behind CLTFC.

For individual players, Charlotte FC midfielder Ben Bender came in just outside the top ten at 11th overall. Los Angeles Football Club’s Carlos Vela topped the list for player jerseys.

Last year, CLTFC had the top-selling inaugural jersey launch in MLS Store history.

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