The 26-year old was a key part of the Rapids line-up which beat his former club FC Dallas 2-1 in Sunday’s final and was full of praise for his teammates who toiled hard for their achievement.
“Dallas were fantastic tonight,” he said. “We knew David Ferreira was going to be dangerous and he proved that. But tonight was all about the Rapids. … Our heart, our character, our leadership and determination is what saw us through.
“We’re a very blue-collar, X’s and O’s, hard-working group of guys. We don’t necessarily have the most talent, we don’t have the highest payroll and we didn’t win any postseason awards, but we got the ultimate award tonight.”