Robbie Keane wins Espy award

Robbie Keane wins Espy award

Irishman and LA Galaxy forward Robbie Keane rightfully won the “Best MLS Player” at the ESPY awards after having a record breaking 2014 MLS season. Keane scored 19 goals and notched 14 assists in 2014.

Keane recorded career highs in both goals and assists and earned the highest combined goals and assists for the Galaxy ever recorded. Keane had the the third most goals and tied for second in assists in the MLS. Impressive enough? Of those 19 goals, five were game-winning. Furthermore, Keane had 6 game-winning assists as well; leading the Galaxy to a 15-5-9 season.

Keane played a heavy roll in helping the Galaxy win their 5th MLS trophy. In the playoffs, Keane had two goals, three assists, including a game-winning goal in the finals.

Since joining the Galaxy in 2011, Keane has scored 59 goals with 39 assists in a total of 95 MLS appearances. In post season he has scored nine goals and six assists in 17  appearances. He has also made MLS best XI three times in a row and MLS All-Star two consecutive seasons.

Keane, David Beckham, and Landon Donovan are the only three Galaxy players to win an ESPY.

 

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