Cahill capped off an incredible couple of months by winning the prestigious award.
Socceroos and New York Red Bulls star Tim Cahill has won the ESPY for Best MLS Player today.
The 34-year-old, now in his third season with the Red Bulls, was nominated after a stellar 2013-14 campaign which saw him score 11 times and notch up five assists.
Cahill fought off competition from LA Galaxy’s Robbie Keane, Montreal Impact’s Marco di Vaio and Chicago Fire’s Mike Magee to win the award.
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The award caps off a sensational few weeks for Cahill, with the 34-year-old’s wonder-strike against the Netherlands at the FIFA World Cup nominated as one of the goals of the tournament.
Cahill also became Australia’s leading ever goalscorer both of all-time and at World Cup level.
Other ESPY winners include the USA football team for Best Moment, Peyton Manning for Best Record-Breaking Performance, Michael Sam for the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, Richard Sherman for Best Breakthrough Athlete and Maria Sharapova for Best Tennis Player.