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Jordan Morris Destroys Three Defenders with a Tight Turn and Golazo

If his other five goals this season aren't enough to sell you on the "young" American, then this one will.

by Liam Daniel Pierce
Jul 3 2016, 3:21pm

Seattle's own Jordan Morris has been in blistering form for the Sounders of late. Six goals in 16 games is nothing to shake a stick at, but coming from a MLS rookie fresh out of Stanford? Goddamn. If that isn't enough to sell you on the "young" American (he's 21, people—Jozy Altidore scored against Spain in the Confederation's Cup when he was 20), then just take a look at this goal.

Morris receives a long ball in stride with double coverage and a velvety touch, stops on a dime to shake his defenders, and curls the ball past three defenders into the side netting. Gorgeous. It was an equalizer that would eventually finish the game against Toronto FC at 1-1. After an outlandish USMNT roster snub for this summer's Copa America, it's safe to say: let's get this man back into a jersey with a Stars and Stripes crest already. Chris Wondowho?