When Chivas USA was shopping around Alecko Eskandarian last month there were plenty of teams wary of taking a chance on an injury-prone player earning a six-figure salary. The Los Angeles Galaxy didn't worry so much, choosing instead to take a chance on a proven MLS goal-scorer.
Eskandarian has repaid that faith pretty quickly, scoring two goals in three matches since joining the Galaxy. His second goal for LA was a thing of beauty on Thursday night. After pulling off a Sombrero move on Albert Celades, Eskandarian unleashed one of his trademark left-footed blasts to score in what was likely his last game at Giants Stadium.
Here is the stunning strike, for those of you who missed it: