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Why 101? In college, basic classes are called "101" (e.g., English 101)...and these are the MLS basics!
Major League Soccer (MLS), founded in 1996, is the top-flight professional soccer League in the U.S. and Canada. Currently, MLS is composed of 22 clubs with the 23rd (Los Angeles Football Club) team coming in 2018. Click the logos at the bottom of this page to learn more about each individual team. MLS clubs are located in the U.S. and Canada, and about two-thirds of its players were born in the U.S. - but MLS players were also born in over 60 other countries! The MLS season starts in March, and the championship, or final match of MLS Cup playoffs, is played in December and is called MLS Cup.