Chicago Fire’s Mike Magee wins MLS MVP

Chicago Fire forward Mike Magee has been selected Major League

Soccer’s Most Valuable Player, capping a career season with the top

individual prize.

He beat out Los Angeles’ Robbie Keane, Montreal’s Marco Di Vaio

and New York’s Tim Cahill in a vote by media, players and club

management. The results were announced Thursday.

Acquired by the Fire from Los Angeles on May 25, Magee scored 15

goals and had four assists in 22 games for Chicago. He had six

goals before the trade, bringing his seasaon total to 21 and easily

eclipsing his previous high of seven as a rookie with the

MetroStars in 2003.