Seattle Sounders’ Ljungberg named MLS Player of the Month

Seattle Sounders midfielder Freddie Ljungberg was named MLS’ Player of the Month for October.

The former Arsenal and West Ham star was brilliant for the Sounders as he led them to three straight wins, clinching a play-offs berth in the franchise’s first season.

Ljungberg recorded four assist in the three matches and was pivotal in the Sounders finishing off the regular season strongly which outs them in a good position going into their Western Conference semi-final series against the Houston Dynamo.

Ljungberg joined teammate Fredy Montero who won the Player of the Month award back in March.

2009 MLS Player of the Month Awards

March: Fredy MonteroSeattle Sounders FC
April: Brian McBrideChicago Fire
May: Conor Casey – Colorado Rapids
June: Guillermo Barros Schelotto – Columbus Crew
July: Landon Donovan – Los Angeles Galaxy
August: Chad Marshall – Columbus Crew
September: Jeff Cunningham – FC Dallas
October: Freddie Ljungberg – Seattle Sounders FC

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