MLS Player Power Rankings: Dempsey, Altidore Fight for Top Spot After Week 1

The first week of action in Major League Soccer may not be the best we see all season, but we did see glimpses of brilliance from some of the league's top players. 

Fourteen different players found the back of the net over the three-day stretch of games, including Robbie Keane, Kaka, Jozy Altidore, Obafemi Martins and Clint Dempsey. 

Based off their contributions to their respective clubs, all five of those players are high on the list of the top 20 players in MLS. 

This list will be similar to a club power ranking, as the hottest players in MLS will be closer to the top spot. As the weeks move on, cumulative performance will be added into our selection criteria. But for now, we are just judging these players off their Week 1 showings. 

Continue reading on to see who topped the first MLS Player Power Rankings of the 2015 MLS season.

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