Giovinco named Major League Soccer MVP for 2015
The biggest secret in Major League Soccer is out: Sebastian Giovinco has been officially named the 2015 MVP of MLS, becoming the first player in Toronto FC’s history to win the newly named Landon Donovan MVP award.
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Giovinco, 28, was the runaway favorite to win the highest individual accolade in MLS, with the Italian international forward ripping up opposition defenses during his first season in the league after joining TFC from Serie A giants Juventus.
Speaking in Toronto after receiving the award on Wednesday, the man known as the “Atomic Ant” was delighted to be named the best player in North America’s top-flight.
This award is the fourth for Giovinco this year after he previously won the MLS Golden Boot, Newcomer of the Year and was also named on the MLS Best XI for 2015.
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He scored 22 goals and added 16 assists to break the MLS record for most goals and assists in a season.
With rumors circling about Giovinco heading back to Europe -- Barcelona have consistently being linked with a move for the Italian magician -- it seems as though he’s settle in Ontario for now and determined to make sure his goals and assists help bring titles to BMO Field.
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Just take a look the goal below which is still in the running for 2015 MLS Goal of the Season and perfectly depicts why Giovinco was head and shoulders above the rest in MLS.