Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco finishes 2015 as top assist man in MLS

It's been quite a season for Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco.

His 16 assists made him the top helper in MLS in 2015, just ahead of Philadelphia Union's Christian Maidana, who finished with 15. Those 16 assists also secured Giovinco the Audi Golden Boot, after he finished the season tied with Columbus Crew SC's Kei Kamara at 22 goals: The first Golden Boot tiebreaker is total assists.

The Atomic Ant is the first player in MLS history to lead the league in goals and assists, and his 38 combined goals and assists in one season is the most in MLS history.

With the win, Giovinco became the first Toronto FC player to win the assists title.

Assist Leaders in Each Season:

2015:    16 assists – Sebastian Giovinco (Toronto FC)
2014:    19 assists – Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy)
2013:    13 assists – Diego Valeri (Portland Timbers)
2012:    15 assists – Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)
2011:    16 assists – Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo)
2010:    16 assists – Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy)
2009:    12 assists – Omar Cummings (Colorado Rapids); Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo)
2008:    19 assists – Guillermo Barros Schelotto (Columbus Crew SC)
2007:    14 assists – Steve Ralston (New England Revolution)
2006:    12 assists – Terry Cooke (Colorado Rapids)
2005:    13 assists – Dwayne De Rosario (San Jose Earthquakes)
2004:    14 assists – Jaime Moreno (D.C. United)
2003:    17 assists – Preki (Kansas City Wizards)
2002:    19 assists – Steve Ralston (New England Revolution)
2001:    15 assists – Diego Serna (Miami Fusion); John Wilmar Perez (Columbus Crew SC)
2000:    26 assists – Carlos Valderrama (Tampa Bay Mutiny)
1999:    18 assists – Steve Ralston (Tampa Bay Mutiny)
1998:    19 assists – Marco Etcheverry (D.C. United)
1997:    19 assists – Carlos Valderrama (Tampa Bay Mutiny)
1996:    19 assists – Marco Etcheverry (D.C. United)

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