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Martins Wonder Goal Wins Award

Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins has won the AT&T MLS Goal of Week 7 of the Major League Soccer (MLS).

His wonder goal in Seattle Sounders 3-1 win over Colorado Rapids on Saturday in Commerce City was picked ahead of other contenders with close to 70% of the total vote cast by the fans.

The former Levante forward took a long pass from Andy Rose, he superbly controlled the ball, turned both defenders, moved forward and fired shot into the net with same left leg he controlled and turned with.

Martins, 30, has been nominated for the Goal of the Week nine times since joining the Sounders in 2013, winning seven of those.


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