2017 MLS Awards Ballot - GENERIC

Major League Soccer announces nominees for 2020 End of Year Awards, including MVP, Young Player of the Year

Major League Soccer announced on Wednesday that voting for 2020 End of Year Awards, including the newly-announced Young Player of the Year Award, will run from Oct. 29 through Nov. 9 with finalists to be announced on Nov. 11.

The nominees for individual awards, which are submitted by the clubs, have been revealed and can be found below

Voting

End of Year Awards will be determined through voting between Oct. 29-Nov. 9 from three groups:

  • Current MLS players.
  • MLS clubs (coaches, technical directors/general Managers).
  • Select media members representing local and national outlets who consistently covered the 2020 MLS regular season.

Additionally, MLS will recognize the top plays of the season with the AT&T MLS Goal of the Year and MLS Save of the Year presented by Allstate, with voting for both awards set to run from Nov. 12-18 on MLSsoccer.com.


2020 Landon Donovan MLS MVP nominees

Yamil Asad (DC)

Cole Bassett (COL)

Robert Berić (CHI)

Andre Blake (PHI)

Michael Boxall (MIN)

Frédéric Brillant (DC)

Lucas Cavallini (VAN)

Diego Chara (POR)

Cristian Dájome (VAN)

Kyle Duncan (RBNY)

Cristian Espinoza (SJ)

Gastón Giménez (CHI)

Joe Gyau (CIN)

Aaron Herrera (RSL)

Franco Jara (DAL)

Sean Johnson (NYC)

Damir Kreilach (RSL)

Nicolás Lodeiro (SEA)

Chris Mavinga (TOR)

Dax McCarty (NSH)

Mark McKenzie (PHI)

Jonathan Mensah (CLB)

Kevin Molino (MIN)

Lewis Morgan (MIA)

Jordan Morris (SEA)

Cristian Pavón (LA)

Mauricio Pereyra (ORL)

Rodolfo Pizarro (MIA)

Alejandro Pozuelo (TOR)

Jack Price (COL)

Alan Pulido (SKC)

Darwin Quintero (HOU)

Romell Quioto (MTL)

Andrés Ricaurte (DAL)

Memo Rodríguez (HOU)

Brian Rodríguez (LAFC)

Diego Rossi (LAFC)

Johnny Russell (SKC)

Anton Tinnerholm (NYC)

Matt Turner (NE)

Diego Valeri (POR)

Florian Valot (RBNY)

Jackson Yueill (SJ)

Gyasi Zardes (CLB)

Walker Zimmerman (NSH)

Nani (ORL)

AT&T Young Player of the Year

Brenden Aaronson (PHI)

Ayo Akinola (TOR)

Ignacio Aliseda (CHI)

Efraín Álvarez (LA)

Frankie Amaya (CIN)

Julian Araujo (LA)

Ezequiel Barco (ATL)

Cole Bassett (COL)

George Bello (ATL)

Luis Binks (MTL)

Pablo Bonilla (POR)

Zachary Brault-Guillard (MTL)

Tajon Buchanan (NE)

Gianluca Busio (SKC)

Cristian Cásseres Jr. (RBNY)

Valentín Castellanos (NYC)

Caden Clark (RBNY)

Cade Cowell (SJ)

Daryl Dike (ORL)

Thomas Hasal (VAN)

Alistair Johnston (NSH)

Aboubacar Keita (CLB)

Henry Kessler (NE)

Nico Lemoine (HOU)

Jaylin Lindsey (SKC)

Marcos Lopez (SJ)

Mark McKenzie (PHI)

Miguel Navarro (CHI)

Moses Nyeman (DC)

Kevin Paredes (DC)

Andrés Perea (ORL)

Andrés Reyes (MIA)

Bryan Reynolds (DAL)

Brian Rodríguez (LAFC)

Diego Rossi (LAFC)

Pablo Ruíz (RSL)

James Sands (NYC)

Tanner Tessmann (DAL)

Milton Valenzuela (CLB)

Ranko Veselinović (VAN)

Sam Vines (COL)

Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year

Andre Blake (PHI)

Steve Clark (POR)

Clément Diop (MTL)

Stefan Frei (SEA)

Pedro Gallese (ORL)

Brad Guzan (ATL)

Bill Hamid (DC)

Thomas Hasal (VAN)

Sean Johnson (NYC)

JT Marcinkowski (SJ)

Marko Maric (HOU)

Jimmy Maurer (DAL)

Ryan Meara (RBNY)

Tim Melia (SKC)

Andrew Putna (RSL)

Luis Robles (MIA)

Eloy Room (CLB)

Bobby Shuttleworth (CHI)

Dayne St. Clair (MIN)

Matt Turner (NE)

Przemysław Tytoń (CIN)

Quentin Westberg (TOR)

Joe Willis (NSH)

William Yarbrough (COL)

Defender of the Year

Lalas Abubakar (COL)

Ali Adnan (VAN)

Oswaldo Alanís (SJ)

Julian Araujo (LA)

George Bello (ATL)

Luis Binks (MTL)

Jonathan Bornstein (CHI)

Michael Boxall (MIN)

Zachary Brault-Guillard (MTL)

Frédéric Brillant (DC)

Alexander Callens (NYC)

Francisco Calvo (CHI)

Kyle Duncan (RBNY)

Andrew Farrell (NE)

Nicolás Figal (MIA)

Maynor Figueroa (HOU)

Jakob Glesnes (PHI)

Yeimar Gómez Andrade (SEA)

Leandro González Pírez (MIA)

Matt Hedges (DAL)

Aaron Herrera (RSL)

Ryan Hollingshead (DAL)

Emiliano Insúa (LA)

Robin Jansson (ORL)

Henry Kessler (NE)

Richie Laryea (TOR)

Nick Lima (SJ)

Chris Mavinga (TOR)

Mark McKenzie (PHI)

Jonathan Mensah (CLB)

Joseph Mora (DC)

Jake Nerwinski (VAN)

Tim Parker (RBNY)

Roberto Puncec (SKC)

Winston Reid (SKC)

Miles Robinson (ATL)

Dave Romney (NSH)

Eddie Segura (LAFC)

Marcelo Silva (RSL)

Anton Tinnerholm (NYC)

Kendall Waston (CIN)

Walker Zimmerman (NSH)

Dario Zuparic (POR)

Graham Zusi (SKC)

Ruan (ORL)

Comeback Player of the Year

Michael Bradley (TOR)

Will Bruin (SEA)

Carles Gil (NE)

Érik Godoy (VAN)

Jaylin Lindsey (SKC)

Kevin Molino (MIN)

Jaroslaw Niezgoda (POR)

Pablo Ruíz (RSL)

Brek Shea (MIA)

Milton Valenzuela (CLB)

Florian Valot (RBNY)

Bradley Wright-Phillips (LAFC)

Winston Reed (SKC)

Newcomer of the Year

Oswaldo Alanís (SJ)

Robert Berić (CHI)

Antonio Carlos (ORL)

Lucas Cavallini (VAN)

Maikel Chang (RSL)

Yimmi Chara (POR)

José Cifuentes (LAFC)

Cristian Dájome (VAN)

Jürgen Damm (ATL)

Nicolás Figal (MIA)

Gastón Giménez (CHI)

Francisco Ginella (LAFC)

Jakob Glesnes (PHI)

Emiliano Insúa (LA)

Gadi Kinda (SKC)

Yuya Kubo (CIN)

Randall Leal (NSH)

José Martínez (PHI)

Lewis Morgan (MIA)

Hany Mukhtar (NSH)

Younes Namli (COL)

João Paulo (SEA)

Pablo Piatti (TOR)

Alan Pulido (SKC)

Emanuel Reynoso (MIN)

Andrés Ricaurte (DAL)

Thiago Santos (DAL)

Jared Stroud (RBNY)

Gudmundur Thórarinsson (NYC)

Júnior Urso (ORL)

Victor Wanyama (MTL)

William Yarbrough (COL)

Dru Yearwood (RBNY)

Lucas Zelarayan (CLB)

MLS WORKS Humanitarian of the Year

Kellyn Acosta (COL)

Tesho Akindele (ORL)

Jalil Anibaba (NSH)

Julian Araujo (LA)

Micheal Azira (CHI)

Kyle Beckerman (RSL)

Teal Bunbury (NE)

Nkosi Burgess (DAL)

Warren Creavalle (PHI)

Jeremy Ebobisse (POR)

Brad Guzan (ATL)

Nick Hagglund (CIN)

Mark-Anthony Kaye (LAFC)

Kendall McIntosh (RBNY)

Tyler Miller (MIN)

Justin Morrow (TOR)

Chris Odoi-Atsem (DC)

Tosaint Ricketts (VAN)

Luis Robles (MIA)

Cristian Roldan (SEA)

Khiry Shelton (SKC)

Brad Stuver (NYC)

Zarek Valentin (HOU)

Victor Wanyama (MTL)

Chris Wondolowski (SJ)

Gyasi Zardes (CLB)

Sigi Schmid Coach of the Year

Matías Almeyda (SJ)

Diego Alonso (MIA)

Bruce Arena (NE)

Bob Bradley (LAFC)

Bradley Carnell (RBNY)

Jim Curtin (PHI)

Ronny Deila (NYC)

Marc Dos Santos (VAN)

Robin Fraser (COL)

Luchi Gonzalez (DAL)

Adrian Heath (MIN)

Thierry Henry (MTL)

Freddy Juarez (RSL)

Oscar Pareja (ORL)

Caleb Porter (CLB)

Tab Ramos (HOU)

Giovanni Savarese (POR)

Brian Schmetzer (SEA)

Gary Smith (NSH)

Jaap Stam (CIN)

Greg Vanney (TOR)

Peter Vermes (SKC)

Raphael Wicky (CHI)

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