Chicago Fire's Mike Magee wins MLS MVP - NBC Sports

Chicago Fire's Mike Magee wins MLS MVP
In this photo taken June 19, 2013, Chicago Fire midfielder Mike Magee celebrates after scoring from a penalty kick during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the Colorado Rapids in Bridgeview, Ill. Since he was traded from the Los Angeles Galaxy to the Fire, Magee has made quite a name for himself. In nine games with the Fire, he has scored eight goals, earning his very first trip to the MLS All-Star Game. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
December 5, 2013, 1:40 pm

CHICAGO (AP) Chicago Fire forward Mike Magee has been selected Major League Soccer's Most Valuable Player, capping a career season with the top individual prize.

He beat out Los Angeles' Robbie Keane, Montreal's Marco Di Vaio and New York's Tim Cahill in a vote by media, players and club management. The results were announced Thursday.

Acquired by the Fire from Los Angeles on May 25, Magee scored 15 goals and had four assists in 22 games for Chicago. He had six goals before the trade, bringing his seasaon total to 21 and easily eclipsing his previous high of seven as a rookie with the MetroStars in 2003.

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