CASTROL® INDEX RELEASES 2012 MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER RANKINGS
November 8, 2012 – WAYNE, N.J. – – Castrol®, an official sponsor of Major League Soccer (MLS), is honored to announce its final rankings report for the 2012 MLS regular season. Castrol Index, the official performance index of MLS, ranked all players from the data collected since the MLS season began on March 10, 2012, through the final game of the season. LA Galaxy forward Robbie Keane earned the “2012 Castrol Index Top Player” distinction by accumulating 854 points in 2,520 minutes on the field during the regular season. Keane edged out San Jose’s Chris Wondolowski, the 2011 Castrol Index Top Player, by 18 points as a result of overall play at the forward position.
|Rank||Last Week Rank||Up/Down||Player||Position||Team||Minutes||Points/90|
|1||1||0||Robbie Keane||Forward||LA Galaxy||2520||854|
|2||2||0||Chris Wondolowski||Forward||San Jose Earthquakes||2813||836|
|3||3||0||Alvaro Saborio||Forward||Real Salt Lake||2389||811|
|4||5||1||Thierry Henry||Forward||New York Red Bulls||2107||796|
|5||6||1||Steven Lenhart||Forward||San Jose Earthquakes||1622||765|
|6||7||1||Saer Sene||Forward||New England Revolution||1930||762|
|7||10||3||Fredy Montero||Forward||Seattle Sounders FC||2577||728|
|8||8||0||Kei Kamara||Forward||Sporting Kansas City||2869||724|
|9||11||2||Kenny Cooper||Forward||New York Red Bulls||2507||720|
|10||8||-2||Blas Perez||Forward||PC Dallas||1704||718|
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Headquartered in New York City, Major League Soccer is the top-flight professional soccer league in the United States and Canada. MLS features many stars from the U.S., Canada, and around the world. Major League Soccer’s 17th season kicks off March 10 and will feature 19 clubs each playing 34 regular season matches. Those clubs include Chicago Fire; Chivas USA; Colorado Rapids; Columbus Crew; D.C. United; FC Dallas; Houston Dynamo; 2011 MLS Cup champion LA Galaxy; New York Red Bulls; New England Revolution; Philadelphia Union; Portland Timbers; Real Salt Lake; San Jose Earthquakes; Seattle Sounders FC; Sporting Kansas City; Toronto FC; Vancouver Whitecaps FC; and, in their inaugural season, Montreal Impact. For more information about MLS, log on to the League’s official website at www.MLSsoccer.com.
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