Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
De Rosario takes MVP award
November 18th, 2011 5:07PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  d.c. united, mls

MOST COMMENTED

[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



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Leonardo Santiago    
"We have the MLS rights throughout central and north Florida, so any discussion of another franchise ...
MLS Cup Countdown: 'Amazing night' expected    
Saturday's MLS Cup shapes up as one of the best in league history with arguably the ...
Coaching: New NSCAA course on LGBT Inclusion     
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) has launched a free online course to help ...
What They're Saying: Don Garber    
"If you could wave a magic wand and not have to address things like: What do ...
MLS Moves: 'Caps re-sign Hurtado, renew 11 options     
A day after announcing it had declined the option on midfielder Pedro Morales, Vancouver finalized its ...
TV: Fox Sports will air MLS Cup in VR    
For the first time since its launch in 1996, MLS will not air its final on ...
Video Pick: Bundesliga goalkeeper bloopers    
As part of its annual advent calendar series, Bundesliga YouTube presents the Top 10 most "catastrophic" ...
U.S. Abroad: Bob Bradley to critics: 'Hit the road'    
With just one win and five points in seven games as Swansea City's manager, Bob Bradley ...
Soccer in December in Toronto -- who'd have thought?    
It may surprise a lot of people to realize that Seattle is farther north than Toronto. ...
Tab Ramos names U-20 roster for Costa Rica friendlies     
Coach Tab Ramos' 20-player U.S. U-20 national team roster for friendlies at Costa Rica Dec. 17 ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives