Major League Soccer Title Belt History

The MLS Title Belt is defended every regular season and postseason MLS game by the current champion. The first MLS Title Belt game was during the inaugural MLS game on April 6, 1996 between the then San Jose Clash (Earthquakes) and D.C. United. San Jose won and after 756 matches and 305 title changes, the Seattle Sounders currently hold the MLS Title Belt. Updates can be found on Twitter @MLSTitleBelt

MLS Title Belt Rules

– The MLS Title Belt is defended by the current champion in every regular season and postseason MLS game they play in.

– The challenger can only win the MLS Title Belt by defeating the champion. If the game ends in a draw, the champion keeps the Belt.

– If an MLS Title Belt match ends in penalties, the team who wins the PK shootout (regardless of champion or challenger) will win the Belt.

 

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MLS Title Belt Stats

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