Ex-TFC defender Dunivant becomes one of league’s best with Galaxy

Todd Dunivant

Last season, Toronto FC fans watched Marvell Wynne, a defender who was misused in his time with Toronto win an MLS Cup with the Colorado Rapids.

In 2011, Todd Dunivant, another defender whose worth was misjudged in his time with TFC will get the chance to hoist MLS Cup Sunday. His Los Angeles Galaxy is favoured to beat the Houston Dynamo.

His teammate, David Beckham, was named MLS Comeback Player of the Year on Monday; but you could make an argument that it should have been Dunivant, not Becks, who should have got that nod. At 30, Dunivant had his best-ever season in Los Angeles, playing in 33 of 34 games with one of the stingiest defences in North American soccer. He finished fifth in Defender of the Year voting and was named to the league’s Best XI.
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