Zlatan Ibrahimovic Wins Major League Soccer’s Goal Of Season With 40-yard Strike

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic has won the MLS goal of the year for his 40-yard debut strike for LA Galaxy.

After making the move, Ibrahimovic’s first game for LA Galaxy was in the Los Angeles derby Vs LACFC

The Swedish striker’s long-range effort brought the scoreline level at 3-3, before he then went on to score a late header and win the game for his new side.

The award is the latest in a series going to the striker, after he was named MLS newcomer of the year ahead of DC United captain Wayne Rooney.

AT&T Goal of the Year Winners

2018: Zlatan Ibrahimovic
2017: Hector Villalba – ATL vs. ORL on July 21, 2017
2016: Shkelzen Gashi – VAN vs COL on September 24, 2016
2015: Krisztian Nemeth – SKC vs POR on October 3, 2015
2014: Obafemi Martins – SEA vs SJ on May 17, 2014
2013: Camilo Sanvezzo – VAN vs POR on October 6, 2013
2012: Patrick Ianni – SEA vs SKC on June 20, 2012
2011: Darlington Nagbe – POR vs SKC on July 2, 2011
2010: Marco Pappa – CHI vs SJ on April 10, 2010
2009: Landon Donovan – LA vs NE on August 8, 2009
2008: Will Johnson – RSL vs DAL on October 18, 2008
2007: Cuauhtemoc Blanco – CHI vs RSL on August 18, 2007
2006: Brian Ching – HOU vs DC on September 30, 2006
2005: Dwayne De Rosario – SJ vs LA on October 15, 2005
2004: Dwayne De Rosario – SJ vs DC on August 2, 2004
2003: Damani Ralph – CHI vs CLB on August 13, 2003
2002: Carlos Ruiz – LA vs CLB on July 27, 2002
2001: Clint Mathis – NY vs DAL on April 28, 2001
2000: Marcelo Balboa – COL vs CLB on April 22, 2000
1999: Marco Etcheverry – DC vs MIA on May 22, 1999
1998: Brian McBride – CLB vs CHI on July 9, 1998
1997: Marco Etcheverry – DC vs NE on August 27, 1997
1996: Eric Wynalda – SJ vs DC on April 6, 1996

Ibrahimovic joins Carlos Ruiz, 2002, and Landon Donovan, 2009, as the third Galaxy player to win the goal of the year award. Atlanta United’s Hector Villalba won the award in 2017.

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