Dwayne DeRosario was named Canadien player of the year it was announced by the Canadien soccer association. DeRosario comes off an MLS Cup winning year with the Houston Dynamo where he was the focal point of the attack.
DeRosario has been capped 38 times for Canada and will be leaned on heavily for the hopes of qualifying for the World Cup in South Africa in 2010.
“I feel blessed and honored to win this awared,” said DeRosario to FIFA.com. It’s always a privledge to pull on the national team jersey. I always try to give my all and make a go of it, I appreciate everyone who has taken note of that.”
DeRosario is back in training with the Dynamo as they get set to take on Puntarenas of Costa Rica in the Concacaf Champions Cup.
DeRosario along with Brian Ching has brought star quality to Houston and delivered for the Dynamo in a critical year one in the Houston market along with his teammates. The MLS Cup winning efforts capped an amazing first year helping to put professional soccer on the map.
Just be thankful that it was the San Jose Earthquakes moved to Houston, Texas not the Columbus Crew. DeRosario and the attacking style that came with the San Jose Earthquakes was a huge factor in winning over fans and the sporting public.