By Barbara Madson
The Union cleaned up in the All MLS team, just announced:
Goalkeeper: Andre Blake (Union)
Defenders: Mark McKenzie (Union), Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew SC), Walker Zimmerman (Nashville SC)
Midfielders: Brenden Aaronson (above, Union), Diego Chará (Portland Timbers), Nicolás Lodeiro (Seattle Sounders FC), Alejandro Pozuelo (Toronto FC)
Forwards: Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC), Diego Rossi (Los Angeles Football Club), Raúl Ruidíaz (Seattle Sounders FC)
For the first time in MLS history, three Homegrown Players make up part of the MLS Best XI, with Brenden Aaronson and Mark McKenzie (both Union) and Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC) all named to the team. At age 20 years, 29 days, Aaronson is the youngest player ever selected to a Best XI.