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CINCINNATI – FC Cincinnati forward Brenner was voted the Major League Soccer Player of the Week presented by Continental Tire for the 17th week of the 2022 MLS season.

Brenner’s recognition makes him the first player in FC Cincinnati history to win MLS Player of the Week presented by Continental Tire.

Brenner became the first player in FC Cincinnati history to score a hat trick with his three goals in the Orange and Blue’s 4-4 draw against New York City FC. He is the eighth player in MLS this season to score a hat trick and the first to do so since Atlanta United’s Ronaldo Cisneros on May 7.

The Brazilian striker also set career-highs in shots (5) and shots on target (4). Earlier on Friday, Brenner was named to the MLS Team of the Week for the second time in his career. He also has scored in consecutive games for the first time in his career.

The MLS Player of the Week presented by Continental Tire for Week 17 was selected by media voting in a process conducted by MLS Communications. A panel of journalists from the North American Soccer Reporters (NASR) comprised the entire vote for Week 17. NASR consists of members of print, television, radio and online media.

2022 MLS Player of the Week presented by Continental Tire Winners
Week
Player
Club
Week 1
Carlos Vela
Los Angeles Football Club
Week 2
Lewis Morgan
New York Red Bulls
Week 3
Dayne St. Clair
Minnesota United FC
Week 4
Jesús Ferreira
FC Dallas
Week 5
Javier “Chicharito” Hernández
LA Galaxy
Week 6
Leonardo Campana
Inter Miami CF
Week 7
Valentín “Taty” Castellanos
New York City FC
Week 8
Cristian Espinoza
San Jose Earthquakes
Week 9
Kamal Miller
CF Montréal
Week 10
Ronald Cisneros
Atlanta United FC
Week 11
Sebastián Blanco
Portland Timbers
Week 12
Jamiro Monteiro
San Jose Earthquakes
Week 13
Sebastián Ferreira
Houston Dynamo FC
Week 14
Dejan Joveljić
LA Galaxy
Week 15
Luquinhas
New York Red Bulls
Week 16
Hany Mukhtar
Nashville SC
Week 17
Brenner
FC Cincinnati

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