Golden Ball

USA’s Bradley earns Golden Ball Award presented by Scotiabank

USA’s Michael Bradley (pictured) captured the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup Golden Ball Award presented by Scotiabank. (Photo: AFP Services)
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SANTA CLARA, California – United States midfielder Michael Bradley was named winner of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup’s Golden Ball presented by Scotiabank as the tournament’s most outstanding player.  The announcement was made Wednesday after the USA defeated Jamaica, 2-1, in the final at Levi’s Stadium.

The 29-year-old made three appearances in the competition, each of them in the knockout rounds.

He had an assist against El Salvador in the quarterfinals, while performing superbly as the conduit between the defense and offense.

CONCACAF Golden Ball
Previous Winners

1991               
Tony Meola, United States (Goalkeeper)

1993               
Ramon Ramírez, Mexico (Midfielder)

1996               
Raúl Rodrigo Lara, Mexico (Midfielder)

1998
Kasey Keller, United States (Goalkeeper)

2000
Craig Forrest, Canada (Goalkeeper)

2002
Brian McBride, United States (Forward)

2003
Jesus Arellano, Mexico (Forward)

2005
Luis Tejada, Panama (Forward)

2007
Julian De Guzman, Canada (Midfielder)

2009
Giovani Dos Santos, Mexico (Forward)

2011
Javier Hernandez, Mexico (Forward)

2013
Landon Donovan, United States (Forward)

2015
Andres Guardado, Mexico (Midfielder)