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Nagbe's first goal a work of art
July 7th, 2011 1:52AM

TAGS:  mls, portland timbers, video


[VIDEO PICK] Portland Timbers midfielder Darlington Nagbe, the 20-year-old Liberian who was Portland's No. 2 pick in the MLS SuperDraft after he starred at Akron, scored his first MLS goal and it was a beauty.

The 2010 MAC Hermann Trophy winner juggled the ball three times before stroking a tremendous volley into Sporting Kansas City's net for Portland's goal in its 2-1 loss last Saturday.

  1. Ian Plenderleith
    commented on: July 7, 2011 at 10:58 a.m.
    This was a beautiful, beautiful goal, and a nice counter-video to those coaches who say that teaching kids how to juggle is a waste of time.
  1. Joseph Pratt
    commented on: July 7, 2011 at 12:42 p.m.
    Ian, I agree! I've already sent this to the kids on the team that I coach, telling them this is why I push them to learn to juggle!! Brilliant effort.

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