Alvaro Saborio Wins 2010 MLS Newcomer of the Year Award

Roberto Alvarez-Galloso@AlvarezGallosoChief Writer INovember 11, 2010

Alvaro Saborio
Alvaro SaborioGeorge Frey/Getty Images

Real Salt Lake striker Alvaro Saborio has just been named MLS Newcomer of the Year for his impressive first season with the team.

Saborio out-polled Thierry Henry and Joel Lindpere from the New York Red Bulls.

He signed with Real Salt Lake in the beginning of the 2010 MLS season as part of a loan agreement between the team and FC Sion in Switzerland.ย 

Saborioย started the MLS season and rose like a meteor with 12 goals and four assists within 27 appearances.

He also left a great impression in the CONCACAF Champions League with six goals for Real Salt Lake. While Saborio and Real Salt Lake are becoming a big hit in the football/soccer world, his contract expires at the end of December 2010.

It appears that Real Salt Lake, Alvaro Saborio and FC Sion are trying to hammer out a deal which would leave the striker in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The response of Saborio has been that if Real Salt Lake wants him to remain with the team, he will do that.

At the present time, there have been no comments about the deals between Real Salt Lake and FC Sion concerning the future of Alvaro Saborio.


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