Thursday, August 5, 2010

Sounders Forward Montero Named MLS Player Of The Month For July

Seattle Sounders forward Fredy Montero was named Wednesday Major League Soccer's Player of the Month for July after scoring two goals, including a game-winning shot on the road against the San Jose Earthquakes, and three assists, two of which lead to game-winning goals.

He last won the monthly honor in March 2009.

Montero has scored either a goal or an assist in their last eight MLS games and scored a goal against Metapan of El Salvador in the first game of a two-match Preliminary Round series in the 2010-11 CONCACAF Champions League.

He has seven goals this season in MLS play and is tied for second in the league in assists with eight.

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