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Whitecaps striker Kenny Miller named MLS player of the week

Vancouver Whitecaps' Kenny Miller, of Scotland, celebrates after scoring a goal against the New England Revolution during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday June 15, 2013.

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Vancouver Whitecaps striker Kenny Miller has been named Major League Soccer's player of the week.

The Scottish international scored two goals and drew a penalty kick to propel the Whitecaps to a 4-3 win over the New England Revolution Saturday night at BC Place.

With the Revolution up 2-0, Miller ran onto a ball behind New England's defence and was pulled down by Andrew Farrell in the box, forcing an ejection and a penalty kick in the 23rd minute. Camilo converted the penalty kick for the Whitecaps' first goal.

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Miller his first goal of the game in the 39th minute when he flicked the ball over his defender and hit a shot with his left foot past New England goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth to tie the game at 2-2.

Miller ensured the victory for Vancouver 29 minutes later when he collected a through ball from Camilo and volleyed it into the top right corner.

Miller becomes the second Whitecaps player to win the honour. Camilo was named player of week during Week 3 of Vancouver's inaugural season in 2011.

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