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Former Juventus forward Giovinco rewarded for stellar month with Toronto FC

Sebastian Giovinco has been named the Etihad Airways MLS Player of the Month for August.

The Toronto FC star landed his second straight monthly award for a stellar trio of games during the sixth month of the 2015 MLS season which yielded three wins to TFC.

Former Juventus forward Giovinco scored a hat-trick in the 4-1 home win over Orlando City SC on August 5, scored and provided an assist in the 5-0 win against Orlando on August 22 and also lodged an assist in last weekend's 2-1 win over Canadian rivals Montreal Impact before leaving the pitch with an adductor injury.

Giovinco beat San Jose Earthquakes goalkeeper David Bingham, LA Galaxy captain Robbie Keane, New York Red Bulls midfielder Sacha Kljestan and Columbus Crew ace Kei Kamara to the August award.

Final Results for Etihad Airways Player of the Month (August)

1. Sebastian Giovinco (TOR) 28.48%

2. David Bingham (SJ) 19.7%

3. Robbie Keane (LA) 18.21%

4. Sacha Kljestan (NY) 16.82%

5. Kei Kamara (CLB) 16.78%

2015 Etihad Airways Player of the Month Winners

August - Sebastian Giovinco (Toronto FC)

July - Sebastian Giovinco (Toronto FC)

June - David Ousted (Vancouver Whitecaps)

May - Krisztian Nemeth (Sporting Kansas City)

April - Benny Feilhaber (Sporting Kansas City)

March - Octavio Rivero (Vancouver Whitecaps)

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