25 Years Of MLS - Here Are All Inaugural, 1996 MLS Jerseys - Insane Launch Video & Kits

Update: Major League Soccer celebrates its 25-years anniversary next year. The new MLS ball will be called Adidas MLS Nativo XXV therefore - we take a look back at all of the inaugural MLS jerseys from 1996.

25 Years Of MLS - Adidas 2020 MLS Nativo XXV Ball Leaked

The MLS / club kit launch for the first-ever (1996 MLS season) took place on October 15 1995 in The Palladium, New York City. We take a detailed look at all jerseys of the first, the 1996 MLS season.

The 1996 Major League Soccer season was the inaugural season of Major League Soccer. 10 teams competed in the 1996 MLS season - Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew, D.C. United, Dallas Burn, Kansas City Wiz, Los Angeles Galaxy, New England Revolution, New York/New Jersey MetroStars, San Jose Clash, Tampa Bay Mutiny.

Unlike today, the MLS 1996 soccer jerseys were not only made by one brand but by different brands, with Nike supplying the kits for half of the 10 teams . Adidas became the league-wide kit maker in 2005.

MLS 1996 Soccer Jerseys

Tampa Bay Mutiny


Los Angeles Galaxy

D.C. United

Dallas Burn

Kansas City Wiz

San Jose Clash

New York/New Jersey MetroStars

Columbus Crew

New England Revolution

Colorado Rapids

Would you like MLS to do a similar kit launch nowadays? What do you think of Nike's 1996 MLS jerseys? Let us know in the comments below.