Chris Wondolowski - Goal 146 - Celebration - 2019

SAN JOSE, Calif. – San Jose Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski has been named Major League Soccer’s Player of the Month for May after scoring six goals, including two game-winning goals, in just 203 minutes. It marked his seventh MLS Player of the Month selection, most by any player in league history.

<strong>NAME</strong>
<strong>TEAM</strong>
<strong>GOALS, MAY 2019</strong>
<strong>MINUTES</strong>
<strong>MIN PER GOAL</strong>
<strong><em>Chris Wondolowski</em></strong>
<strong><em>San Jose Earthquakes</em></strong>
<strong><em>6</em></strong>
<strong><em>203</em></strong>
<strong><em>33.8</em></strong>
<p>Josef Martinez</p>
<p>Atlanta United FC</p>
<p>6</p>
<p>621</p>
<p>103.5</p>
<p>Fredy Montero</p>
<p>Vancouver Whitecaps FC</p>
<p>4</p>
<p>563</p>
<p>140.8</p>
<p>Carlos Vela</p>
<p>Los Angeles FC</p>
<p>4</p>
<p>450</p>
<p>112.5</p>


Wondolowski scored a career-high four goals against the Chicago Fire on May 18, his first start of the month, to break Landon Donovan’s all-time MLS scoring record. He then tallied a brace the following match against Toronto FC, giving him multiple goals in back-to-back matches for the first time in his career.

<strong>NAME</strong>
<strong>TEAM(S)</strong>
<strong>PLAYER OF THE MONTH AWARDS</strong>
<strong><em>Chris Wondolowski</em></strong>
<strong><em>San Jose Earthquakes</em></strong>
<strong><em>7</em></strong>
<p>Landon Donovan</p>
<p>San Jose Earthquakes/LA Galaxy</p>
<p>6</p>
<p>Carlos Ruiz</p>
<p>LA Galaxy/FC Dallas</p>
<p>6</p>
<p>Josef Martinez</p>
<p>Atlanta United FC</p>
<p>4</p>


Wondolowski, 36, earned his first MLS Player of the Month selection since Oct. 2012 after equaling his career high in goals for a single calendar month. He was also one of just two players in MLS, and the only in the Western Conference, with multiple game-winning goals that month.


<strong>GOALS BY WONDOLOWSKI</strong>
<strong>MONTH</strong>
<strong>MINUTES</strong>
<strong>MINUTES PER GOAL </strong>
<strong><em>6</em></strong>
<strong><em>May 2019</em></strong>
<strong><em>203</em></strong>
<strong><em>33.8</em></strong>
<p>6</p>
<p>Oct. 2010</p>
<p>410</p>
<p>68.3</p>
<p>5</p>
<p>May 2015</p>
<p>540</p>
<p>108</p>
<p>5</p>
<p>Oct. 2012</p>
<p>270</p>
<p>54</p>
<p>5</p>
<p>Oct. 2011</p>
<p>360</p>
<p>72</p>