ATLANTA | Atlanta’s Martinez wins MVP award in Major League Soccer

5Dec - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



ATLANTA — Josef Martinez choked up a bit when he saw his grandparents in the front row.

On most days, he’s not susceptible to tears.

This time, he couldn’t help himself.

A teary eyed Martinez claimed the MVP award from Major League Soccer on Wednesday after shattering the record for goals in a season and leading Atlanta United to the championship game.

While he normally speaks through a translator, the 25-year-old Venezuelan gave the first part of his acceptance speech in English.

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