SBI MLS Player of the Month: Mauro Rosales

SBI MLS Player of the Month: Mauro Rosales

SBI MLS Player of the Month

SBI MLS Player of the Month: Mauro Rosales

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In an August that saw several MLS players enjoy outstanding months, no player had has strong a showing as Mauro Rosales.

The Seattle Sounders playmaker was the driving force behind a stellar month for the Sounders, which finished an incredible 7-0-1 in all competitions in August.

Rosales was a key figure behind several of the wins. He scored a 90th-minute equalizer before assisting on a stoppage-time game-winner against Sporting KC, scored the game-winner in a road win against FC Dallas, and capped the month with a masterful one goal, two-assist performance in Seattle's 6-2 mauling of Columbus.

That was just in MLS play. Rosales also played a part Seattle's runs in the U.S. Open Cup and their outstanding start to CONCACAF Champions League play, which included assisting on the Champions League play-off series winner against San Francisco.

Rosales beat out David Beckham, Dwayne DeRosario and Dominic Oduro for the August honors.

What did you think of Rosales' performances in August? What player would have gotten your vote for MLS Player of the Month in August?

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