Sebastian Giovinco named MLS MVP, capping off remarkable debut season

Dec 03, 2015 570

by Neil Davidson

Five goals came from free kicks and three from penalties. Twelve were scored from inside the penalty box with 10 from outside. Eighteen came from his right foot and four from his left. Newly crowned MVP Sebastian Giovinco treated Major League Soccer as his personal palette this season, conjuring up gorgeous goals from all angles.

There were audacious chips that wrong-footed goalies while seeming to defy physics. Swerving runs that left defenders tied in knots. And power shots that nobody could stop. "One for the ages," MLS executive vice-president Todd Durbin said Wednesday in awarding the Toronto FC star the Landon Donovan Most Valuable Player Award.

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