Robbie Keane has been named Major League Soccer’s MVP after the Irish forward’s dynamic season for the LA Galaxy. MLS announced the award Wednesday.
New England’s Lee Nguyen and Seattle’s Obafemi Martins were the other finalists for the award.
The 34-year-old Keane had 19 goals and 14 assists while leading the Galaxy’s MLS-best offense, providing dangerous attacking and steady leadership for the MLS Cup finalists.
Martins was an offensive force throughout his second season with the Sounders, getting 17 goals and 13 assists in 31 matches while teaming up with Clint Dempsey to lead Seattle to the Supporters’ Shield.