Paul Arriola Named May's MLS Player of the Month



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06/02/2022


Today FC Dallas winger, Paul Arriola was named as May's MLS Player of the Month. FC Dallas had a busy month, playing a total of six games, including a U.S Open Cup match. Arriola played all but one game, the U.S Open Cup loss. In the regular season, Arriola started every match and scored, pushing his goal total to seven for the 2022 season. (https://www.fcdallas.com/news/paul-arriola-voted-mls-player-of-the-month-for-may-2022)


Arriola is the first Dallas player in eight years to win the award. The last player was Mauro Diaz in March of 2014. In that month, he played four games, nearly playing every minute, scored twice, and had an assist. (https://www.fcdallas.com/news/mauro-diaz-wins-etihad-mls-player-month)


In total, Dallas has had eight different players win the Player of the Month, some won the award mutliple times: (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MLS_Player_of_the_Month)


May 2022- Paul Arriola


March 2014- Mauro Diaz


July 2011- Kevin Hartman


August 2010- Kevin Hartman


September 2009- Jeff Cunningham


May 2006- Carlos Ruiz


May 2005- Carlos Ruiz


June 1999- Jason Kreis


August 1999- Matt Jordan


May 1997- Alain Sutter


July 1996- Jason Kreis

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