The new Seattle Sounders away jersey celebrates musician Jimi Hendrix. The psychedelic patterns on the jersey allude to those used on the albums of the American artist. This isn’t the franchise’s first tribute to Jimi Hendrix. Before each game, the song All Along the Watchtower of the musician is played in the stadium.
The Seattle away jersey. (Adidas)
The Jefferson Memorial, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial … In the city of Washington DC, marble monuments are numerous. And it is precisely from this material that Adidas was inspired for the away jersey of the franchise.
The DC United away shirt (Adidas)
The blue away jersey pays homage to the outfit of the Dallas Tornado, a club founded by Lamar Hunt. His family currently owns FC Dallas, hence the wink. The small red and blue dots are reminiscent of the state flag of Texas.
Dallas FC away jersey (Adidas)
Los Angeles Galaxy
The Los Angeles Galaxy away jersey is a nod to the past. The outfit made by Adidas is inspired by the one worn in 1996. Vintage.
The Los Angeles Galaxy Away Shirt. (Adidas)
The blue on the Minnesota United coat of arms alludes to the Mississippi, the river that delimits the cities of Minneapolis and Saint-Paul. This color, used by Adidas on the away jersey of the franchise, precisely evokes this famous American stream. Another anecdote, the outfit was unveiled to the supporters in a huge ice cube.
The away jersey was unveiled in an ice cube. (Adidas)
The Portland home jersey uses the graphics used in 2011. A season when the Timbers failed to qualify for the playoffs. Nice tribute …
The Portland jersey. (Adidas)
Real salt lake
According to Adidas, this away jersey features graphic elements that allude to « To the natural environment of Utah, to the iconic moments of the club and to the punk attitude of the most fervent supporters of Real Salt Lake ».
The Real Salt Lake away jersey. (Adidas)
San José Earthquakes
In 2001, the San José Earthquakes won MLS for the first time in their history. Twenty years later, Adidas pays tribute to this performance by making a home jersey inspired by the one worn during this coronation.
The San José home shirt. (Adidas)
Los Angeles FC
Called « Heart of Gold Community Kit, » LAFC’s New Away Shirt Celebrates Workers « Essential » of Los Angeles, such as teachers, medical staff and farm workers.
The LAFC away jersey. (Adidas)
The Rapids away jersey designs reveal topographic maps of the « 14ers », nickname given to the mountains of Colorado which rise above 14,000 feet. Six peaks are depicted on the outfit: Mount Bierstadt, Mount Evans, Grays Peak, Torreys Peak, Quandary Peak, and Pikes Peak.
The Rapids away jersey. (Adidas)
Sporting Kansas City
For the 2021 season, the franchise’s new home and away jerseys feature the logo of The Victory Project. Founded by Sporting Kansas City in 2013, it helps children with cancer. According to MLS, « This is the first time in the history of the Championship that a charitable foundation appears on the front of a team’s jersey throughout the season ». A portion of Sporting Kansas City jersey sales will be donated to the Victory Project.
The Kansas City home shirt. (Adidas)
The five red stripes on the Atlanta United home shirt represent the pillars of the franchise: unity, excellence, community, determination and innovation.
The Atlanta home shirt. (Adidas)
If the home shirt has no hidden meaning, the outside is a nod to Chicago. It is decorated with the four stars that appear on the flag of the city of Illinois. The latter refer to Fort Dearborn, the Great Chicago Fire (1871), the 1893 World Columbian Exposition and 1933 (Century of Progress).
The away shirt is on the left and the home on the right. (Adidas)
This season, the Texans will sport an all-orange home kit.
Houston’s home shirt. (Adidas)
The new Vancouver home jersey is a tribute to the outfit worn in 1979 when the Whitecaps were crowned in the North American Soccer League (NASL).
The Vancouver home shirt. (Adidas)
The home shirt features orange and blue stripes. A detail that refers to the LEDs of the West End Stadium, the grounds of FC Cincinnati.
The Cincinnati home jersey. (Adidas)
The home shirt is inspired by the architecture of the new stadium, the New Crew Stadium. The enclosure will be inaugurated next summer.
Columbus’ home jersey. (Adidas)
Black, the away shirt of Inter Miami is covered with palm leaves.
David Beckham’s franchise away jersey. (Adidas)
This season, Montreal will wear its new logo on its jerseys. The flake present in the coat of arms serves as a motif for the home outfit.
The Montreal home jersey. (Adidas)
Cradle of country, Nashville will wear an away jersey this season that pays homage to this musical style. The graphics imagined by Adidas represent sound waves.
The Nashville away jersey.
New York City FC
The New York City FC home jersey is inspired by the uniforms of the city’s municipal workers.
The New York City FC home shirt. (Adidas)
New York Red Bulls
The New York Red Bulls home jersey features a gray checkered pattern.
The Red Bulls home jersey. (Adidas)
New England Revolution
This outdoor outfit is inspired by the war forts of the American Revolutionary era in the New England area.
The away jersey. (Adidas)
Designed in collaboration with a group of fans, the Union Creators Collective, this away jersey is in the colors of the Philadelphia flag. Bold, it displays lightning patterns that symbolize « The energetic style of play of the franchise ».
The Philadelphia Away Shirt. (Adidas)
For its first season in MLS, Austin FC will play at home and away in ultra classic outfits.
The home jersey of the franchise. (Adidas)
Toronto’s new home shirt is divided into four parts. They represent the club, the city, the house and the supporters.
Toronto home jersey. (Adidas)
Orlando City SC
The Orlando City SC home shirt features a buttonhole collar. Purple stripes on the chest complete the design.
Orlando’s home jersey. (Adidas)