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DCSoccer’s Season MVP: Dwayne De Rosario

Upon joining DC United in a midseason trade with the New York Red Bulls for midfielder Dax McCarty, Dwayne De Rosario went on to score an impressive 13 goals while earning 7 assists in 18 games. He was a revolution for DC United, so much so that he was named the clubs Volkswagen MVP award, the teams Golden Boot winner and also the Fan’s Choice.

He finished the season with a total of 16 goals and 12 assists, earning the Leagues Budweiser Golden Boot in the process.

In addition to all of the goals and accolades, De Rosario brought an energy back to the DC United team that was lacking at times during the year. While DC United surely missed the injured Chris Pontius down the final stretch, there were moments in games in which it looked like De Rosario was completely unstoppable, especially against Toronto FC and RSL when he recorded hat tricks.

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