Reigning Major League Soccer MVP Carlos Vela topped the league's shirt sales during the 2020 season.

In a list announced Friday, the Los Angeles Galaxy's Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez came in second behind Vela in shirt sales on MLS' web store.

Vela opted out of the MLS Is Back Tournament near Orlando in the summer, and he finished the regular season with four goals in seven games. A year ago, he set an MLS single-season record with 34 goals.

Hernandez struggled this year during his first season with the Galaxy, scoring just two goals in 12 games. Both Vela and Hernandez are Mexican.

Atlanta United's Josef Martinez placed third in shirt sales this year after coming in second behind then-Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic in 2019. Ibrahimovic, a Swedish star, left Los Angeles to play for AC Milan in Italy's Serie A. Martinez, from Venezuela, played in just one game in 2020 before sustaining a season-ending knee injury.

Vela was third on the shirt-sale list in 2019.

Three members of expansion team Inter Miami landed among the top 10 in shirt sales this year. Mexico's Rodolfo Pizarro came in fifth, Argentina's Gonzalo Higuain came in sixth and France's Blaise Matuidi placed ninth.

The top U.S.-born player on the list is Seattle Sounders striker Jordan Morris at No. 4.

Major League Soccer's 2020 shirt-sale leaders:
1. Carlos Vela, Los Angeles FC forward
2. Javier Hernandez, LA Galaxy forward
3. Josef Martinez, Atlanta United forward
4. Jordan Morris, Seattle Sounders forward
5. Rodolfo Pizarro, Inter Miami midfielder
6. Gonzalo Higuain, Inter Miami forward
7. Nani, Orlando City midfielder
8. Raul Ruidiaz, Seattle Sounders forward
9. Blaise Matuidi, Inter Miami midfielder
10. Brenden Aaronson, Philadelphia Union midfielder
11. Diego Valeri, Portland Timbers midfielder
12. Alejandro Bedoya, Philadelphia Union midfielder
13. Diego Chara, Portland Timbers midfielder
14. Alan Pulido, Sporting Kansas City forward
15. Nicolas Lodeiro, Seattle Sounders midfielder
16. Edison Flores, D.C. United midfielder
17. Diego Rossi, Los Angeles FC forward
18. Johnny Russell, Sporting Kansas City midfielder
19. Chris Wondolowski, San Jose Earthquakes forward
20. Jonathan dos Santos, LA Galaxy midfielder
21. Cristian Pavon, LA Galaxy forward
22. Walker Zimmerman, Nashville SC defender
23. Lucas Zelarayan, Columbus Crew midfielder
24. Cristian Roldan, Seattle Sounders midfielder
25. Ezequiel Barco, Atlanta United midfielder

--Field Level Media

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