October 19, 2021

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Alejandro Pozo of Toronto FC wins 2020 MLS Most Valuable Player Award

Alejandro Pozo of Toronto FC wins 2020 MLS Most Valuable Player Award

MVP of Major League Soccer for 2020 in Toronto FC playmaker Alejandro Pose.

Philadelphia goalkeeper Andre Blake, a 29 – year – old attacking midfielder from Seville, Spain;

All five were named the league’s top XI, and Blake was named Goalkeeper of the Year.

Pozuelo leads the MLS by 10 runs, eighth in goals with nine in 23 games. He led the league in combined goals and assists (19), chances created (70) and game-winning goals (5).

He showed his durability by becoming the first TFC player to start in every regular-season match in a season. He was ninth in the league in the minutes he played (2,015 minutes), missing just 55 minutes in the regular season.

Toronto (13-5-5) went 9-1-4 this season when they scored in the pose or had an assistant.

“I am honored to be named MLS MVP,” Pozlo said in a statement. “I would like to thank my colleagues and our coaching staff for showing us that this personal award has had a very good season. I’m happy. “

He joined Italian star Sebastian Giovinko (2015) as the only Toronto player to win an MVP award.

MLS players, club officials and the media won 35.35 per cent of the vote in the pose. Rossi was second (17.80 per cent), ahead of Lodiro (10.58), Morris (8.49) and Blake (4.91).

“Congratulations to Alejandro for receiving the highest honors in the MLS,” said Bill Manning, President of Toronto. The main catalyst for the completion is the well-deserved MVP Award for Alejandro. “

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Pozlo was named MLS Player of the Month in September and was named to the MLS team of the week on five occasions.

“Pose had a great season and we are very happy he received this award,” said Toronto GM Ali Curtis. “Even though the MVP is given to one, we also believe that it is a reflective award of the group. This year has been challenging in many ways, but Pose is a competitor, he has a passion for the game and he is more than deserving of this award. ” ‘

Signed as a designated player in March 2019, Posey has 23 goals and 25 assists in 61 appearances in all competitions for Toronto.