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Video: First goal of 2011 MLS season is a good one, courtesy of the Galaxy’s Juninho

March 15, 2011

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First goal of the 2011 season is a gem from the Galaxy's Juninho

Here’s your obligatory video of the first goal of the 2011 MLS season (after the jump). Lucky for us, it happens to be a damn good one.

The Seattle Sounders and 36,000-plus faithful played host to David Beckham, Landon Donovan and the rest of the L.A. Galaxy Tuesday night, kicking off the 2011 MLS season live on ESPN’s “MLS First Kick 2011” special.

Unfortunately, it was a pretty drab match until the Galaxy’s 22-year old Brazilian midfielder, Juninho, blasted this screamer past Kasey Keller in the 58th minute to give L.A. a 1-0 lead. The goal would prove to be the difference in the match. Fairly nice start to the season, I’d say.

Curiously enough, Juninho actually claimed “Goal of the Week” honors last season at the Sounders’ expense, and it won’t be surprising if this strike garners the same attention.  Hopefully a sign of things to come for Major League Soccer this season and beyond.

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A Fantastic Football Fortnight Looms…

May 20, 2008

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No, not our Football, nearly everyone else’s.  And it’s not technically a fortnight I suppose, closer to a month really, but I’m a sucker for alliteration.  Make the jump to see what’s on tap in the coming weeks, one of the most saturated periods for quality soccer in recent memory.

The US National Team has some huge games coming up Euro 2008 kicks off in June Champions League Final on Wednesday...

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Do they win?  Great!

April 19, 2008

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Trey Wingo

Everyone loves a winner, right?  Not in the world o’ sports, my friend.  Ask Cubs fans.  Evidently Mr. Wingo didn’t get the memo.

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MLS set to kick off today

March 29, 2008

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League, Fox Soccer Channel strategically schedule nationally televised “MLS First Kick” doubleheader in direct competition with tonight’s Elite Eight games.  Many thanks, assholes…

Why?

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