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Montero wins MLS player of the week honors

Seattle Sounders foward Fredy Montero was rewarded today for his memorable MLS debut last week, earning the league's MLS Player of the Week award.

Montero scored two goals and recorded an assist in the Sounders' 3-0 win over New York on Thursday.

That was the MLS debut for the 21-year-old Colombian.

His first goal also was one of eight nominees for Sierra Mist Goal of the Week award.