Martinez crowned MLS Cup MVP

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Martinez stars as Atlanta United wins MLS Cup

Martinez, 25, opened the scoring before assisting Franco Escobar as Atlanta was crowned MLS Cup champion after a 2-0 win over the Portland Timbers.

The Venezuelan has enjoyed a record-breaking season, scoring 35 goals, and his performance on Sunday (AEDT) saw him named the MLS Cup MVP.

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Martinez joined Tony Meola (2000), Carlos Ruiz (2002), Guillermo Barros Schelotto (2008) and Robbie Keane (2014) to add that award to the MLS MVP prize.