New York, NY (Sports Network) - Vancouver Whitecaps forward Camilo was
voted the Major League Soccer Player of the Week on Monday for Week 20 of the
Playing at home Sunday evening, Camilo helped extend Vancouver's unbeaten
streak to six, as he netted two goals in a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Fire.
With the brace, Camilo now leads the League in goals scored with 12.
Camilo opened the scoring in the 66th minute when he collected a punt from
goalkeeper Brad Knighton on the right side of the pitch. He then went one-on-
one with Fire defender Shaun Francis before turning him inside out and
slotting a ball inside the far post.
Five minutes later, Camilo scored the eventual game winner. After collecting
an excellent through ball behind the defense from Kekuta Manneh, he attempted
to dribble around Fire goalkeeper Paolo Tornaghi. After an initial save from
Tornaghi, Camilo regained control of the ball and found the back of the net.
The MLS Player of the Week award is selected each week by the North
American Soccer Reporters. The group consists of members of online, print,
television, and radio media.
2013 MLS Player of the Week winners:
Week 1: Mike Magee (Los Angeles Galaxy)
Week 2: Robert Earnshaw (Toronto FC)
Week 3: Bill Hamid (D.C. United)
Week 4: Juan Agudelo (Chivas USA)
Week 5: Will Johnson (Portland Timbers)
Week 6: Ryan Johnson (Portland Timbers)
Week 7: Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo)
Week 8: Jack McInerney (Philadelphia Union)
Week 9: Tim Cahill (Red Bull New York)
Week 10: Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)
Week 11: Will Bruin (Houston Dynamo)
Week 12: Eddie Johnson (Seattle Sounders)
Week 13: Marco Di Vaio (Montreal Impact)
Week 14: Diego Fagundez (New England Revolution)
Week 15: Olmes Garcia (Real Salt Lake)
Week 16: Kenny Miller (Vancouver Whitecaps FC)
Week 17: Camilo Sanvezzo (Vancouver Whitecaps FC)
Week 18: Alan Gordon (San Jose Earthquakes)
Week 19: Brad Knighton (Vancouver Whitecaps FC)
Week 20: Camilo Sanvezzo (Vancouver Whitecaps FC)
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