Why Mike Magee of the Chicago Fire Is the Hottest Player in MLS

The Chicago Fire might be sitting in eighth place in the Eastern Conference, but Mike Magee is trying to change that.

Since arriving in the Windy City, Magee has been the focal point of the Fire's offense. Without missing a beat, the forward has scored in four straight MLS appearances, and six straight in all competitions.

In fact, Magee has scored in every match he has played for his new club.

Some eyebrows were raised when Bruce Arena let him leave Los Angeles in exchange for the rights to Robbie Rogers.

I think it is safe to say that Chicago got the better end of the deal.

Magee led the league in goals at the time of his departure. One month later, he remains at the top, with 10 goals from from just 14 MLS games.

There is nothing too flashy about Magee's play. He is deceptive, makes good runs and is quick off the mark. What makes him special is his ability to find the ball around the penalty area.

He is not...

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