SBI MLS Goal of the Week

SBI MLS Goal of the Week: Rafael

Rafael Teixeira

Photo by Jose L. Argueta/ISIPhotos.com


D.C. United’s Young Designated Player Rafael had a debut to remember, scoring a long-range blast against Columbus on Saturday that’s been chosen as SBI MLS Goal of the Week.

Here is Rafael’s goal:

What did you think of the goal? Which goal in Week Four stood out the most to you?

Share your thoughts below.

  • Dos

    Put a charge into it from distance yowza

    Is this the younger DP they signed, that a few writers (not on this site) had been mentioning was looking unimpressive and mediocre in training lately?


    • Mike V.

      Yes and in the famous words of Allen Iverson:

      “Its easy to talk about, its easy to sum it up when you just talk about practice. We sittin’ in here, I’m supposed to be the franchise player, and we in here talkin’ about practice. I mean listen, we talkin bout practice. Not a game, not a game, not a game. We talkin bout practice. “


  • JAY NT

    I think it may be a three way tie with agudelo and wondo

    but being a DC fan this goal has special meaning

    so well taken


  • Trent

    Gruenebaum makes some great saves but also some baffling and just stupid decisions. The guy is a walking blooper reel. If he could ever get it all together, the guy could be an amazing GK.


  • Fat Albert

    And yet Gruenebaum and his team are in second place in their conference. I blame that goal more on Glauber giving up on the defense than on bad goal keeping. It was a nice strike given the opportunity. The opportunity shouldn’t have been given however.


    • Jeremy

      Should the opportunity be given on any goal ever scored? Each goal was a breakdown somewhere and then quality, luck or both by the goal scorer. Was one heck of a strike and physical play by the youngster. Hope he can grab a starting position because woah do we need some offense!


Add your comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More from SBI Soccer


A busy week for the USLĀ kicks off Friday night in Kansas City with last year’s western conference champions, Swope Park Rangers, taking on current leaders, San Antonio FC. Reno 1868 FC’s match (…)