Voting included clubs, players and media. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution does not participate per policy.
The MLS Best XI:
Goalkeeper Zack Steffen, Columbus, 10 shutouts.
Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, L.A. Galaxy, 22 goals, 10 assists.
Striker Wayne Rooney, D.C. United, 12 goals, 7 assists.
Striker Josef Martinez, Atlanta United, 31 goals.
Midfielder Luciano Acosta, D.C. United, 10 goals, 17 assists.
Midfielder Miguel Almiron, Atlanta United, 12 goals, 14 assists.
Midfielder Ignacio Piatti, Montreal, 16 goals, 13 assists.
Midfielder Carlos Vela, LAFC, 14 goals, 13 assists.
Defender Kemar Lawrence, NYRB, team allowed a league-low 33 goals.
Defender Aaron Long, NYRB, the league’s Defender of the Year.
Defender Chad Marshall, Seattle, fourth selection to the Best XI.