One of the most intelligent footballers to ever play in Canada, former Barcelona academy man Vazquez only called BMO Field home for two seasons as a Toronto FC player but had an impact on the organization and fan base to last a lifetime. He was never signed to a Designated Player contract but certainly played like one in 2017, scoring 10 goals and contributing 17 assists on the way to Toronto FC becoming champions, a moment secured when Vazquez scored the 2-0 goal at the south end against Seattle Sounders.
The Spaniard saw a game like no other on the field but also had a winning mentality and a drive that pushed others around him to be better. Named on all 20 ballots, as high as second, and third by three other panelists.
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