In 2008, the MLS All-Star Game he played his star game against West Ham of the English Premier League. The meeting featured players of the stature of David Beckham, Landon Donovan, Juan Pablo Ángel and Guillermo Barros Schelotto. However, none of them took home the MVP award.
The MLS figures took the victory with a score of 3-2, thanks to the goals of Christian Gómez, Cuauhtemoc Blanco and Dwayne DeRosario. It was precisely the Mexican who was named the MVP of the duel.
In the other side, the English brought soccer players among which the Swedish Fredrik Ljungberg, the American Jonathan Spector and the British Dean Ashton stood outscorer of the two goals of the ‘Hammers’.
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The only Mexican who has won the MVP
Blanco was the first Mexican soccer player to be chosen as the most valuable player in the MLS All-Star Game.. The historic player played for the Chicago Fire from July 2007 to the end of 2009, during which time he scored 19 goals and gave 26 assists in 76 games.
Years later, ‘Chicharito Hernandez He was looking to be the second Mexican player to win the MVP, wearing the colors of Manchester United, in a match in which the ‘Red Devils’ beat the MLS figures 5-2. Despite his great performance, Federico Macheda took the honors for his double.
Now, in the meeting between the stars of the Liga MX and those of the MLS, it could happen the second Mexican to be recognized with the most valuable player award. Reach?