Victor Rodriguez wins MLS Cup 2019 MVP Award after Seattle Sounders beat Toronto FC

Seattle Sounders midfielder Victor Rodriguez was awarded the MLS Cup MVP, presented by Audi, after scoring the second goal in the Sounders' victory over Toronto FC on Sunday.

Seattle came out on top 3-1 in front of 69,274 fans at a sold-out CenturyLink Field, making it the largest sporting event in the history of the stadium and the largest soccer crowd in the history of Washington State. Despite Toronto dominating possession in the first half, Seattle broke the deadlock after a cross-shot from right-back Kelvin Leerdam deflected in off the unfortunate Justin Morrow.

Despite the introduction of Toronto striker Jozy Altidore off the bench, Seattle doubled their lead with 14 minutes remaining thanks to a fine strike from the edge of the box from Sounders substitute Rodriguez. And the result was put beyond doubt in the 90th minute, when Raul Ruidiaz out-muscled Chris Mavinga and finished delightfully past Toronto keeper Quentin Westberg

Altidore's goal soon after was a mere consolation for the visitors.

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