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The Major League Soccer Cup (usually called the MLS Cup) is a tournament that determines the MLS Champion. The tournament is also the highest a team can get in American soccer. The current champions are Sporting Kansas City. The most successful clubs have been D.C. United and the Los Angeles Galaxy, each with four titles.

The MLS Cup was founded in 1994, and the cup is every year. The first champions ever were D.C. United.

Winning Years

Club Winners Runners-up Winning Years
LA Galaxy
5
4
2002, 2005, 2011, 2012, 2014
D.C. United
4
1
1996, 1997, 1999, 2004
Houston Dynamo
2
2
2006, 2007
Sporting Kansas City
2
1
2000, 2013
San Jose Earthquakes
2
0
2001, 2003
Chicago Fire
1
2
1998
Colorado Rapids
1
1
2010
Columbus Crew
1
1
2008
Real Salt Lake
1
1
2009
Portland Timbers
1
0
2015
New England Revolution
0
5
FC Dallas
0
1
New York Red Bulls
0
1

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