Hany Mukhtar wins MLS Golden Boot

Hany Mukhtar officially clinched the MLS Golden Boot on Sunday, finishing the 2022 season as the league’s top scorer.

With 23 goals, Mukhtar finished ahead of Austin FC’s SebastiĆ”n Driussi and Philadelphia Union’s Daniel Gazdag, who each grabbed 22 goals. His 11 assists gave him the most goal contributions of the regular season, the second consecutive year in which he’s league the league in that category.

In addition to the Golden Boot, Mukhtar is the frontrunner for the Landon Donovan MLS MVP award. Voting closes tomorrow afternoon, with the final award set to be announced in the lead up to MLS Cup.

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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