Major League Soccer (MLS)

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Statista dossier on Malor League Soccer

The dossier presents a range of statistics and facts about Major League Soccer (MLS), the most important professional soccer league in North America. The document includes chapters on the overall U.S. pro sports market, soccer in the United States in general and statistics on the revenue, value and popularity of MLS teams.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview - U.S. pro sports
    • North American sports market size 2009-2020

    • Forecast: revenue sports teams and clubs US 2008-2020

    • Average per game attendance of major US sports leagues 2016/17

    • Most popular sports in the U.S. 2009-2015

  • 2. Soccer in the U.S.
    • FIFA world ranking of men's national soccer teams 2017

    • FIFA World ranking of women's soccer national teams 2017

    • Participants in indoor soccer in the U.S. from 2006 to 2016

    • Participants in outdoor soccer in the U.S. from 2006 to 2016

    • Number of participants in U.S. high school soccer 2016/17, by gender

    • Soccer balls consumer purchases in the U.S. 2015

    • Wholesale sales of soccer equipment in the U.S. 2007-2016

    • Wholesale sales of soccer team uniforms in the U.S. 2007-2016

  • 3. Revenue, brand value & player salaries
    • Major League Soccer (MLS) teams ranked by value 2016

    • Major League Soccer teams ranked by revenue 2015

    • Major League Soccer teams ranked by operating income 2015

    • Average player salary in MLS by team 2016

    • Major League Soccer - highest paid players 2017

  • 4. Exposure, popularity & attendance
    • Average attendance of major soccer leagues around the world 2016/17

    • Average attendance of Major League Soccer clubs in North America 2016

    • Number of people who attended a Major League Soccer event in the U.S. 2017

    • People who are very interested in Major League Soccer (MLS) in the U.S. 2017

    • Number of MLS TV viewers in the U.S 2013-2015

    • Internet users who visited within the last month in the U.S. 2017

  • Language: English
  • Released: September 2016
  • Source(s): Statista
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