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De Rosario takes MVP award
November 18th, 2011 5:07PM

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[MLS AWARDS] Canadian Dwayne De Rosario was voted the Volkswagen MLS Most Valuable Player for the 2011 season. The midfielder played for three teams in 2011, starting out at Toronto FC, moving to the New York Red Bulls three games into the season and then being traded in late June to D.C. United, where he hit his stride and amassed 13 goals and seven assists in 18 games.
 
De Ro, a finalist for MLS MVP honors in 2005 and 2006, also captured the 20111 Budweiser Golden Boot as the leading scorer in MLS, with 16 goals and 12 assists. He was also named MLS Best XI this year for a league-record sixth time.
 
He also becomes the first player in MLS history to be named league MVP in a season when his team did not reach the playoffs.
 
2011 MVP Voting:
1. Dwayne De Rosario (DC) 72.72
2. Brad Davis (HOU) 43.66
3. Brek Shea (DAL) 27.59
4. Landon Donovan (LA) 26.52
5. Mauro Rosales (SEA) 19.30
 
MLS Most Valuable Player Winners:
2011:  Dwayne De Rosario – D.C. United
2010:  David Ferreira – FC Dallas
2009:  Landon Donovan – LA Galaxy
2008:  Guillermo Barros Schelotto – Columbus Crew 
2007:  Luciano Emilio – D.C. United
2006:  Christian Gomez – D.C. United
2005:  Taylor Twellman – New England Revolution
2004:  Amado Guevara – MetroStars
2003:  Preki – Kansas City Wizards
2002:  Carlos Ruiz – Los Angeles Galaxy
2001:  Alex Pineda Chacon – Miami Fusion
2000:  Tony Meola – Kansas City Wizards
1999:  Jason Kreis – Dallas Burn
1998:  Marco Etcheverry – D.C. United
1997:  Preki – Kansas City Wizards
1996:  Carlos Valderrama – Tampa Bay Mutiny



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