Camilo Sanvezzo of the Vancouver Whitecaps had a hat trick in the final match of the 2013 MLS regular season and finished with 22 goals on the year to win the Golden Boot. Camilo's late scoring outburst also saw him slip past Chicago Fire forward Mike Magee in the final MLS Striker Index. Camilo was able to surpass Magee by finishing first in goals (22), goals per 90 minutes (0.82), shots per 90 minutes (4.6) and shots on goal per 90 minutes (2.05, only player with 2+ shots on goal per 90 minutes) which raised his average finish in the eight categories of the Striker Index.
Check out Camilo's hat trick below:
Eighteen players in MLS scored at least 10 goals and were included in the final standings of the Striker Index.
|Player||Team||Average Rank||Goals/90 Minutes|
|Marco Di Vaio||MON||4.2||0.66|
Every MLS team that made the playoffs with the exception of the Seattle Sounders and the Houston Dynamo had at least one player in the Striker Index. The Columbus Crew and the Philadelphia Union were the only teams to land two players in the Striker Index and miss the playoffs in 2013. The LA Galaxy (#3 West) and New York Red Bulls (Supporters' Shield winners) were the other teams placing two players in the Striker Index, both in the Top 15.
Clutch King: Chris Wondolowski scored the most game-winning goals in MLS with eight and continued his streak of winning or tying for the lead in this category since 2010 (33 GWG over that span). Wondo finished 9th in the Striker Index and his 11 goals accounted for 31.4 percent of the San Jose Earthquakes' total.
Golden Boot: It came down to the final match of the season, but Camilo was able to overtake Mike Magee. This is the first season since 2009 that Wondo was not tied or alone in first in goals scored in MLS.
Road Warrior: Dominic Oduro scored 9 road goals this season to finish ahead of Camilo, Magee and Jack Mac. Oduro also had the highest percentage of his goals scored on the road at 69.2 percent.
No Place Like Home: Marco Di Vaio led the league with 15 goals at home, but it was Wondo who led the league in percentage of goals scored at home at 81.8 percent.