Camilo Sanvezzo, Querétaro

Former Major League Soccer top scorer Camilo Sanvezzo suffers torn ACL

Former Major League Soccer top scorer Camilo Sanvezzo suffered a torn ACL in his right knee during a friendly match in Mexico on Saturday, and will miss the next 6-8 months of action.

Sanvezzo, 26, suffered the injury in the 27th minute of a match between Queretaro and Irapuato, and was immediately taken out of the game and did not return, according to Medio Tiempo.

Sanvezzo won the Budweiser Golden Boot as the top goalscorer in MLS during the 2013 season, when he scored 22 goals for the Vancouver Whitecaps. He was also awarded the AT&T MLS Goal of the Year that season for a high-flying scissor volley that was later nominated for the FIFA Puskas Award honoring the top goal in the world.

He eventually left the ‘Caps for Queretaro in January 2014 under contentious circumstances – Vancouver were eventually given a multi-million dollar fee for the transfer – and he has thrived in Mexico, scoring 15 goals in 25 Liga MX matches.

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