1. Lionel Messi, Inter Miami. Sergio Busquets comes in at No. 13.
2. João Klauss, St. Louis City, Two teammates among top 14.
3. Hany Mukhtar, Nashville SC. Only 17th in 2022 MVP season.
4. Sebastián Driussi, Austin FC. Up from 12th on list in 2022.
5. Carlos Vela, LAFC. First five years, 2nd, 3rd, 1st, 3rd, 3rd.
Note: Sales of adidas MLS jerseys on MLSstore.com (Jan. 1-Sept. 12).
Inter Miami emailed fans with details of their ticket renewal prices, beginning at $485 for a seat behind the goal for 17 home games. Read the whole story
• Gio Reyna's wait to play his first game of the 2023-24 Bundesliga continues. He was again an unused sub for Borussia Dortmund in its 3-1 win at Hoffenheim that temporarily moved it into the league lead. Reyna missed preseason after he fractured his tibia in the Concacaf Nations League final in June and didn't dress for the first time until Sept. 19. Dortmund's first goal came after a bad turnover by Hoffenheim defender John Brooks. (Highlights)
The England captain goes into Saturday's Bayern Munich game vs. RB Leipzig after a stellar start since joining the German club. Read the whole story
• The Professional Soccer Referees Association has called on U.S. Soccer to reexamine the Professional League Sanctioning for Division 3 NISA. In a statement, PSRA says many match officials have not been paid for fees and expenses in almost three months and others have been owed payments for more than a year. PSRA asks NISA to immediately pay its referees and if not, wants U.S. Soccer to use NISA performance bonds to pay them.
Spurs' Australian boss grew up supporting Liverpool during a glory era at Anfield in the 1970s Read the whole story
• Lorne Donaldson's contract as Jamaica's women's national team coach expired on Friday and was not renewed. Donaldson, who has been mentioned as a candidate for the vacant USWNT head
coaching job, led the Reggae Girlz to the round of 16 in their second consecutive trip to the Women's World Cup. On Tuesday, he coached his last game with Jamaica, a 2-1 loss to Canada that eliminated
it from Concacaf's Olympic qualifying playoffs. Donaldson is the Real Colorado executive director of coaching and president.
• SA Reading: Lorne Donaldson on making history with Jamaica, the USWNT's early exit, and American youth soccer
Founded in 1930, Girona was bought out in 2017 by City Football Group, the UAE-based parent company of Manchester City and NYCFC. Read the whole story
The U.S. men's and women's national teams both beat England teams on Friday in Kuala Lumpur. Read the whole story