Plata the cameraman
Tyler Gibbons

Plata's Personality Celebrated with 2015 #MLSSoshies

We’ve all grown to love Joao Plata’s fun-loving nature when it comes to goal celebrations and fan interactions.  His megawatt lights up Rio Tinto Stadium with regularity.

And now, has found a way to honor players like him that have taken that personality to social media with the inaugural #MLSSoshies, celebrating the unique characters that pepper the league’s rosters.

Plata is among 16 players that have been selected for the Soshies and if you follow him on any of his social media platforms, it’s easy to determine why.  For more on the Soshies and to view other nominees and awards, click here.