Cast your vote: Who should be the 2011 MLS MVP?
It seems like every matchday this year we've had a new frontrunner for the league's MVP award. Some — Thierry Henry, Kyle Beckerman, Chris Wondolowski — have fallen by the wayside.
Others, like Brad Davis and Brek Shea, started hot and are finishing the same after slowing down some in the late summer.
Sébastien Le Toux and Dwayne De Rosario, meanwhile, have been the league's most potent offensive weapons down the stretch and belong in any MVP conversation based simply upon the strength of their numbers.
While Le Toux's Union have clinched a playoff berth and could claim the Eastern Conference title with a win on Thursday, De Rosario and D.C. United are fighting for their lives after one of the most dramatic losses in MLS history last weekend.
Then there's Mauro Rosales, the classy playmaker who revitalized Seattle after the horrific injury to Steve Zakuani early this year and — with all due respect to Osvaldo Alonso, Kasey Keller, Jeff Parke and Fredy Montero — could be the Sounders' best player.
And finally there's Omar Gonzalez, the rock upon whom the LA Galaxy's league-leading defense has been built, and the main ingredient in their decisive run to the Supporters' Shield.
With a week left, those seem to be the six frontrunners. But you may disagree.
So the question is, who will get your vote?