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Major League Soccer


7 year old Malea Emma crushes the national anthem AGAIN at 2018 MLS Cup


2018 MLS Cup: Atlanta United FC vs. Portland Timbers | December 8, 2018


MLS Cup Highlights: Toronto FC vs. Seattle Sounders | December 9, 2017


Western Conference Championship | Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs


FC Dallas deliver in front of home fans, advance to Conference Championship | MLS Now

Major League Soccer (MLS) is a men's professional soccer league sanctioned by U.S. Soccer that represents the sport's highest level in both the United States and Canada. MLS constitutes one of the major professional sports leagues of the United States and Canada. The league comprises 23 teams—20 in the U.S. and 3 in Canada. The MLS regular season runs from March to October, with each team playing 34 games; the team with the best record is awarded the Supporters' Shield. The postseason includes twelve teams competing in the MLS Cup Playoffs through November and December, culminating in the championship game the MLS Cup. MLS teams also play in other domestic competitions against teams from other divisions in the U.S. Open Cup and in the Canadian Championship. MLS teams also compete against continental rivals in the CONCACAF Champions League.
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