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VIDEO: Jimmy Nielsen responds to goalkeeping award

Jimmy Nielsen and Sporting Kansas City manager Peter Vermes react to Nielsen winning the Goalkeeper of the Year award.

Jeff Zelevansky

Sporting Kansas City's Jimmy Nielsen was awarded the 2012 MLS Goalkeeper of the Year. Nielsen started the All-Star Game and led the league with 15 shutouts and 18 victories. He also set club records for minutes played (3,060), games started (34) and goals against average in a season (0.79). He responded to the honor: