List of 20 Foreign Stars in MLS Including Lionel Messi


With Lionel Messi well set to make his first appearance for Inter Miami, we’ll bring you a list of foreign stars in MLS that are ready to welcome one of the greatest footballers of all time in the U.S.

With Lionel Messi having recently completed a switch to Inter Miami on a free transfer from PSG, more players are expected to switch, with rumors of Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba set to join him.

So, just like the Saudi Pro League, the MLS also boasts of its foreign stars, with more to come which I’m going to draft out for you below…

20 Foreign Stars in MLS

  1. Lionel Messi (Argentina) – Inter Miami
  2. Federico Benedeschi (Italy) – Toronto
  3. Lorenzo Insigne (Italy) – Toronto
  4. Giorgio Chiellini (Italy) – Los Angeles
  5. Douglas Costa (Brazil) – L.A Galaxy
  6. Javier Hernandez (Mexico) – L.A. Galaxy
  7. Hector Herrera (Mexico) – Houston Dynamo
  8. Carlos Vela (Mexico) – Los Angeles FC
  9. Christian Benteke (Belgium) – D.C. United
  10. Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland) – Chicago FC
  11. Roman Burki (Switzerland) – St. Louis
  12. Martin Caceres (Uruguay) – L.A. Galaxy
  13. Facundo Torres (Uruguay) – Orlando City
  14. Nicolas Lodeiro (Uruguay) – Seattle Sounders
  15. Riqui Puig (Spain) – L.A. Galaxy
  16. Giorgos Giakoumakis (Greece) – Atlanta
  17. Bryan Oviedo (Costa Rica) – Real Salt Lake
  18. Santiago Arias (Colombia) – Cincinnati
  19. Nouhou Tolo (Cameroon) – Seattle Sounders
  20. Jonathan Mensah (Ghana) – Columbus Crew

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