Sounders right back Kelvin Leerdam spent winter watching soccer history made in his native Suriname

Sounders defender Kelvin Leerdam celebrates his goal in the 58th minute to put Seattle up 1-0 as the Seattle Sounders FC take on Toronto FC for the MLS Cup Final at CenturyLink Field in Seattle Sunday November 10, 2019. Sounders defenders Gustav Svensson is to the left and  Brad Smith is to the right. 212068

Sounders right back Kelvin Leerdam opened the scoring in his team's MLS Cup victory last November. Five days later, he was in his native Suriname with that country's national team as it rolled to its biggest soccer triumph in a generation.

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