Chicago Fire's Mike Magee wins MLS MVP

Thursday December 5th, 2013

Mike Magee (Toni L. Sandys/Getty Images) Mike Magee (left) is the first MLS MVP from the Chicago Fire. (Toni L. Sandys/Getty Images)

Chicago Fire forward Mike Magee won the Major League Soccer MVP award, the league announced on Thursday.

Magee beat out Robbie Keane of the L.A. Galaxy, Marco Di Vaio of the Montreal Impact and Tim Cahill of the New York Red Bulls in a vote by the media, players and club management.

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Magee, 29, was acquired by Chicago from L.A. on May 25, and he scored 15 goals with four assists in 22 games for the Fire. He also scored six goals for the Galaxy, giving him a total of 21 on the season. His next highest total in a season was seven in 2003 with the Red Bulls.

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