Facebook fan map show LA Galaxy is most popular club in MLS

Friday March 6th, 2015

FOX Sports and Facebook teamed up to map the distribution of MLS fans across the United States and Canada, showing which team is the most popular in each state. 

According to Facebook data, the most-popular team in America is the LA Galaxy, followed by the Seattle Sounders.

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The Galaxy are the top club in the Southwest and Southeast, as well as in Minnesota and Michigan.

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Toronto FC is favored by the majority of Canadian provinces, with only British Columbia and Alberta supporting the Vancouver Whitecaps. The Montreal Impact were not the most popular club in their home province of Quebec.

Expansion teams New York City FC and Orlando City were not included in the data.

For a more detailed breakdown of the data, check out FOX Sports' description.


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