With the regular season over, it’s time to look back at some of the best individual performances for the CARF International 2017 Most Valuable Player award.

Fans will have the opportunity to vote for the player they believe deserves the title of team MVP. Voting will close at 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 21st, with the official trophy presentation taking place at halftime during the first game of the PDL Western Conference Semifinals.

Kick off for the early match between the Golden State Force and the winner of Calgary Foothills FC/Portland Timbers U23 is at 6:00 p.m., and will be directly followed by Tucson as the Men in Black take on the Fresno Fuego.

Earlier this season, we nominated a number of players for CARF International MVP. Here are your finalists – to look back on their profiles earlier this season, click on the player’s name:

Lucas Vallilo (.833 Save %, 0.67 Goals Against/Game – PDL June Save of the Month Winner)

Afonso Pinheiro (3 goals, 7 assists – all-time FCT assist record holder)

Tate Schmitt (4 goals, 2 assists – #7 prospect on PDL Top 50)

Moshe Perez (12 goals – single season scoring record, 5th in the country)


  • Moshe Perez (84%, 94 Votes)
  • Tate Schmitt (3%, 3 Votes)
  • Afonso Pinheiro (4%, 5 Votes)
  • Lucas Vallilo (9%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 112

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Voting is now open! Be sure to support the Men in Black as they take on the Fresno Fuego at 8:00 p.m. at Kino North Stadium in the PDL Western Conference Semifinals. Enjoy $1 beer, hotdogs and ice pops at the game! The first 100 kids under 12 get a FREE Chapman Soccer Ball!

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