Ferreira named MLS MVP

Ferreira named MLS MVP

Published Nov. 19, 2010 10:04 p.m. ET

David Ferreira of FC Dallas has been voted the Most Valuable Player of Major League Soccer.

The Colombian playmaker beat out Edson Buddle of the Los Angeles Galaxy and Chris Wondolowski of the San Jose Earthquakes.

Ferreira played all but one minute this season, running the team as an attacking midfielder. He finished with eight goals and 13 assists.

The MVP award is voted on by players, coaches, general managers and media. Ferreira drew 20 percent of the votes.