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Jordan Morris named 2019 MLS Comeback Player of the Year

SEATTLE, WASH. – Major League Soccer today announced that Seattle Sounders FC forward Jordan Morris has been named 2019 MLS Comeback Player of the Year. Morris ranked second on Sounders FC with both 10 goals and a career-high seven assists during the regular season after sitting out all of 2018 with a torn ACL. Morris edged LAFC’s Mark-Anthony Kaye and the Philadelphia Union’s Kacper Przybylko for the award, which honors an MLS player who has overcome injuries and/or adversity to achieve success during the 2019 regular season. Morris is the third Sounders FC player to win the award after Eddie Johnson in 2012 and Clint Dempsey in 2017.