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For Galaxy's Robbie Keane, it's been grueling journey to MVP honors
For Galaxy's Robbie Keane, it's been grueling journey to MVP honors

Robbie Keane didn't have to go far to pick up Major League Soccer's most-valuable-player award Wednesday. "We took the elevator down to the lobby, then took another elevator up here," explained Keane's wife, Claudine, who accompanied her husband from their condominium on the 42nd floor of the Ritz-Carlton to the posh 24th-floor restaurant where the presentation took place. The journey the Galaxy striker had to endure to earn the award, however, was much longer and far more difficult. It began 13 months ago with a trip to London for a pair of operations on his balky Achilles' tendons, followed by six weeks of painful rehab. Then came the grueling nine-month...

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