New York City FC midfielder Maxi Moralez was named the Major League Soccer player of the month for June as voted by members of the media.
As part of every MLS Player of the Month award, EA SPORTS FIFA 19 will release a special FUT item to honor the winning player, this month recognizing Moralez for his performance.
Moralez finished June with three goals and six assists in three matches played, helping his club to a 2-0-1 record in the month. The Argentine has six goals this season to go along with 11 assists, second-most in the league. NYCFC is fifth in the Eastern Conference with 29 points (7-2-8) and has one loss in its previous 13 matches.
NYCFC began the month with a 2-2 draw at Columbus Crew SC in which Moralez assisted on Héber’s goal on June 1. In NYCFC’s next match, Moralez then scored a goal and added two assists in a 5-2 victory on June 6 at Yankee Stadium. Moralez assisted on goals by Alexandru Mitriță and Héber in the match’s opening 20 minutes before capping the day with a goal in the 90th minute.
Moralez continued to flex his playmaking prowess with two goals and two assists in a 4-2 home win over the Philadelphia Union on June 29. After falling behind early, Moralez pulled NYCFC even with penalty kick goals in the 23rd and 55th minutes. Moralez extended NYCFC’s lead with assists on two goals by Valentín Castellanos in the 71st and 78th minutes .
NYCFC returns to MLS regular season action Sunday, visiting the Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena at (6:30 p.m.