Hany Mukhtar becomes 15th MLS player to hit double digit goals and assists in a season

Exactly three years after Hany Mukhtar was announced as Nashville SC’s first Designated Player, he broke history. With his first-half assist to Jack Maher against Vancouver Whitecaps, The Music City talisman became just the 15th player in Major League Soccer history to record double digit goals and assists in multiple seasons.

The names on the list form a veritable who’s who of MLS attacking talent.

  • Preki – Kansas City Wizards, Miami Fusion (1996, 1997, 1998, 2003)
  • Ronald Cerritos – Dallas Burn (1997, 1998)
  • Jamie Moreno – DC United (1998, 1999, 2006, 2008)
  • Jason Kreis – Dallas Burn (1999, 2000)
  • Diego Serna – New England Revolution (2000, 2001)
  • Jeff Cunningham – Columbus Crew, Real Salt Lake (2001, 2006)
  • Amado Guevara – New York Metrostars (2004, 2005)
  • Landon Donovan – LA Galaxy (2005, 2014)
  • Thierry Henry – New York Red Bulls (2012, 2014)
  • Robbie Keane – LA Galaxy (2013, 2014)
  • Diego Valeri – Portland Timbers (2013, 2014, 2017, 2018)
  • Clint Dempsey – Seattle Sounders (2014, 2015)
  • Sebastian Giovinco – Toronto FC (2015, 2016, 2018)
  • Carlos Vela – Los Angeles FC (2018, 2019)
  • Hany Mukhtar – Nashville SC (2021, 2022)

Mukhtar will have six more matches to add to his tally. With 16 goals and 10 assist, he currently leads MLS in combined goals and assists.

Author: Ben Wrightis the Director of Soccer Content and a Senior MLS Contributor for Broadway Sports covering Nashville SC and the US National Team. Previously Ben was the editor and a founder of Speedway Soccer, where he has covered Nashville SC and their time in USL before journeying to Major League Soccer since 2018. Raised in Louisville, KY Ben grew up playing before a knee injury ended his competitive career. When he is not talking soccer he is probably producing music, drinking coffee or hanging out with his wife and kids.

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