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Major Paraguayan daily names Miguel Almiron top player of the year

Chalk up another awards nod for Atlanta United fan favorite Miguel Almiron, also the 2017 MLS Newcomer of the Year winner. This week, major Paraguayan newspaper ABC Color named him the top Paraguayan soccer player in the world for this year. 

The aper's been holding the vote since 1994, with winners being named by both sports journalists as well as readers. Almiron swept both the journalists' and readers' votes. Click here to look at a list of past winners on the ABC Color site.