Bradley voted US Soccer's Player of the Year

2015-12-23 13:29
Michael Bradley (Getty Images)

Chicago - US captain Michael Bradley has been voted the 2015 US Soccer Federation Male Player of the Year, the organisation announced on Tuesday.

The 28-year-old midfielder won the award for the first time in his career and enjoyed success at the club and global level, captaining Toronto FC to the Major League Soccer playoffs for the first time in team history.

The two-time World Cup veteran claimed his 100th cap this year, becoming the fourth-youngest player to do so.

Bradley received 43 percent of the votes from national team players, top level club and US national team coaches, former players and reports. He was followed by Fabian Johnson at 33 percent and Clint Dempsey at 20 percent.

"It's an honor to be selected amongst this group of players," said Bradley.

"This has been a challenging year for our team, yet we continue to understand the opportunity we have to represent the United States and know how important it is that we give everything we have every time we step on the field."

Bradley, the son of former US national team coach Bob Bradley, led the Americans with 1 668 minutes on the field and topped the team with a career-best six assists while also scoring three goals.

He claimed man of the match honours in road victories over the Netherlands and Germany.

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