Henry wins fifth MLS Player of the Week award
New York, NY (Sports Network) - New York Red Bulls forward Thierry Henry was voted Major League Soccer Player of the Week for Week 30 of the MLS season on Monday.
The award is the fifth of the season for Henry, who captured the Week 30 honor with a sterling effort in a 4-1 win over Toronto FC on Saturday.
Henry assisted on New York's first three goals before scoring one of his own late in the match to give the Frenchman 14 goals and 12 assists on the campaign.
The former Arsenal man won three straight Player of the Week awards earlier this season before earning the honor again two weeks ago.
The MLS Player of the Week award is selected each week by the North American Soccer Reporters. The group consists of members of online, print, television, radio media.
2012 MLS Player of the Week winners:
Week 1: Kalif Alhassan (Portland Timbers)
Week 2: David Estrada (Seattle Sounders FC)
Week 3-5: Thierry Henry (Red Bull New York)
Week 6: Dan Kennedy (Chivas USA)
Week 7: Chris Pontius (D.C. United)
Week 8: Steven Lenhart (San Jose Earthquakes)
Week 9: Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)
Week 10: Lee Nguyen (New England Revolution)
Week 11: Dwayne De Rosario (D.C. United)
Week 12: Emilio Renteria (Columbus Crew)
Week 13-15: Patrice Bernier (Montreal Impact)
Week 16: Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy)
Week 17: Danny Koevermans (Toronto FC)
Week 18: Alvaro Saborio (Real Salt Lake)
Week 19: Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)
Week 20: Calen Carr (Houston Dynamo)
Week 21: Jairo Arrieta (Columbus Crew)
Week 22: Eddie Johnson (Seattle Sounders FC)
Week 23: Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy)
Week 24: David Ferreira (FC Dallas)
Week 25-26: Federico Higuain (Columbus Crew)
Week 27: Eddie Johnson (Seattle Sounders FC)
Week 28: Thierry Henry (Red Bull New York)
Week 29: Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)
Week 30: Thierry Henry (Red Bull New York)
10/01 14:36:48 ET