Man crush Monday - Sean Franklin

#MCM is the new social media trend that stands for man crush Monday.

Every Monday people post about their favorite man crush, so we

have decided to jump on the bandwagon. This week we would like to salute

our Yahoo Sports man crush from the Los Angeles Galaxy, Sean Franklin.

Franklin scored the only goal in the first leg of the Galaxy's Western Conference semifinal against Salt Lake last night. Franklin is a six-year Galaxy veteran and is one of the team's longest tenured players. A California native, it is no wonder that Franklin feels right at home with the team. Recently moved to the midfield from defense, Franklin has shown off his versatility as an all-around player.




More MCM men:

Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury

Clippers star Chris Paul

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud

Palmdale's Sean Franklin shows off the Galaxy's new uniform during the team's Fourth of July fest Friday night in downtown L.A. Photo by Robert Mora/L.A. Galaxy.
Palmdale's Sean Franklin shows off the Galaxy's new uniform during the team's Fourth of July fest Friday night in downtown L.A. Photo by Robert Mora/L.A. Galaxy.
Palmdale's Sean Franklin shows off the Galaxy's new uniform during the team's Fourth of July fest Friday night in downtown L.A. Photo by Robert Mora/L.A. Galaxy.
Sean Franklin charges in to score the only goal of the playoff game against Salt Lake. The Galaxy won 1-0.
Franklin charged in from another time zone to blast a wonderful shot just out of the reach of a diving Nick Rimando. And that's how you score your first ever playoff goal in style.
Sean Franklin charges in to score the only goal of the playoff game against Salt Lake. The Galaxy won 1-0.
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: Day off, But still feel the need to kick the ball around...
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: Day off, But still feel the need to kick the ball around...
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: Day off, But still feel the need to kick the ball around...
Sean Franklin #5 of the Los Angeles Galaxy in action against the Vancouver Whitecaps during an MLS Game at B.C. Place on May 11, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)
Sean Franklin #5 of the Los Angeles Galaxy in action against the Vancouver Whitecaps during an MLS Game at B.C. Place on May 11, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)
Sean Franklin #5 of the Los Angeles Galaxy in action against the Vancouver Whitecaps during an MLS Game at B.C. Place on May 11, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: Haven't been to my pops house in over a year... Nice little visit
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: Haven't been to my pops house in over a year... Nice little visit
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: Haven't been to my pops house in over a year... Nice little visit
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5
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Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: My date for the evening...Moms lookin beautiful. #swag<br><br>
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: My date for the evening...Moms lookin beautiful. #swag

Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: Last night in Hawaii... My date for the Luau.
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: Last night in Hawaii... My date for the Luau.
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: Last night in Hawaii... My date for the Luau.
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: A little extra after the gym...End your workout with a Herbalife24 Rebuild Strength Shake.
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: A little extra after the gym...End your workout with a Herbalife24 Rebuild Strength Shake.
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: A little extra after the gym...End your workout with a Herbalife24 Rebuild Strength Shake.
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: Chill mode
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: Chill mode
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: Chill mode
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: Wedding crashing...
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: Wedding crashing...
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: Wedding crashing...
Sean Franklin #5 of the Los Angeles Galaxy applauds to the fans during warm-up prior to the MLS match against the Seattle Sounders at StubHub Center on September 21, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The Sounders and Galaxy played to a 1-1 draw. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
Sean Franklin #5 of the Los Angeles Galaxy applauds to the fans during warm-up prior to the MLS match against the Seattle Sounders at StubHub Center on September 21, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The Sounders and Galaxy played to a 1-1 draw. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
Sean Franklin #5 of the Los Angeles Galaxy applauds to the fans during warm-up prior to the MLS match against the Seattle Sounders at StubHub Center on September 21, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The Sounders and Galaxy played to a 1-1 draw. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: A couple of AV's finest In San Diego. @cricro15 @daerichards #turntup
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: A couple of AV's finest In San Diego. @cricro15 @daerichards #turntup
Photo via Instagram @s_franklin5: A couple of AV's finest In San Diego. @cricro15 @daerichards #turntup
Sean Franklin #5 of the Los Angeles Galaxy looks on prior to Leg 1 of the Western Conference Championship against the Seattle Sounders at The Home Depot Center on November 11, 2012 in Carson, California. The Galaxy defeated the Sounders 3-0. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
Sean Franklin #5 of the Los Angeles Galaxy looks on prior to Leg 1 of the Western Conference Championship against the Seattle Sounders at The Home Depot Center on November 11, 2012 in Carson, California. The Galaxy defeated the Sounders 3-0. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
Sean Franklin #5 of the Los Angeles Galaxy looks on prior to Leg 1 of the Western Conference Championship against the Seattle Sounders at The Home Depot Center on November 11, 2012 in Carson, California. The Galaxy defeated the Sounders 3-0. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

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