NASHVILLE, TN – A pair of Nashville SC players were named to the MLS Best XI on Wednesday. Defender Walker Zimmerman and Hany Mukhtar were selected as the top players at their respective positions by a panel of media, MLS players and MLS technical staffers.
2022 MLS Best XI
Goalkeeper: Andre Blake (Philadelphia Union)
Defenders: Jakob Glesnes (Philadelphia Union), Walker Zimmerman (Nashville SC), Kai Wagner (Philadelphia Union)
Midfielders: Luciano Acosta (FC Cincinnati), Sebastián Driussi (Austin FC), Dániel Gazdag (Philadelphia Union), Hany Mukhtar (Nashville SC)
Forwards: Jesús Ferreira (FC Dallas), Brandon Vázquez (FC Cincinnati), Carlos Vela (LAFC)
Zimmerman becomes just the fifth player in MLS history to make the Best XI for four consecutive seasons. He’s been named in all three years he’s been with Nashville, in addition to the 2019 season, where he played with Los Angeles FC.
Mukhtar makes the XI for the second-consecutive year, finishing second in the Landon Donovan MLS MVP voting in 2021.