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Little-know fact: MVP actually stands for “Most Valuable Pup.”

And this little Golden Retriever definitely takes the prize. He blocks all the goals. Every single one. Talk about an under-dog story (pun very much intended).

I wonder what the official rules are about letting dogs play youth soccer? He’s gotta be seven or eight in dog years, right?

Meet the Author: Thomas Mulcahy

Thomas can't remember a time when his household didn't have a four-legged member of the family. When our Giant Schnauzer isn't digging around for rodents to play with, she's patiently waiting for food to drop to the floor or barking at the mailman. Thomas now swears by Schnauzers as being the best breed ever—they don't shed and they're the smartest and most entertaining dogs he's ever met. Plus the Giants make great wrestling partners.

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