Sounders midfielder Osvaldo Alonso, left, and Toronto FC midfielder Armando Cooper battle for the ball during the MLS Cup final. Alonso played for 120 minutes in Seattle’s win despite suffering from a badly sprained knee.
Sounders midfielder Osvaldo Alonso, left, and Toronto FC midfielder Armando Cooper battle for the ball during the MLS Cup final. Alonso played for 120 minutes in Seattle’s win despite suffering from a badly sprained knee. Frank Gunn The Canadian Press via AP
Sounders midfielder Osvaldo Alonso, left, and Toronto FC midfielder Armando Cooper battle for the ball during the MLS Cup final. Alonso played for 120 minutes in Seattle’s win despite suffering from a badly sprained knee. Frank Gunn The Canadian Press via AP

The irrepressible heart of midfielder Osvaldo Alonso

January 28, 2017 11:23 PM