Diego Rossi, who scored 14 goals for LAFC to lead MLS in scoring, was the named the winner of the inaugural AT&T Young Player of the Year award
The 22-year-old Uruguayan is the youngest player in MLS history to win the Golden Boot. At the MLS is Back Tournament, Rossi also won the Golden Boot, Young Player of the Tournament and named to the tournament Best XI.
The Young Player of the Year award honors the top player in the league age 22 and under. For 2020, any player born on or before Jan. 1, 1998 was eligible for the award, which replaced the Rookie of the Year award.
The award was voted on by MLS club technical staff, media and current MLS players.
AT&T Young Player of the Year:
1. Diego Rossi (LAFC) 29.10%
2. Brenden Aaronson (PHI) 28.87%
3. Daryl Dike (ORL) 10.79%
4. Ayo Akinola (TOR) 6.75%
5. Mark McKenzie (PHI) 6.72%
6. Brian Rodríguez (LAFC) 3.05%
7. Cole Bassett (COL) 2.34%