A picture-perfect strike by Mauro Rosales on a free kick has been nominated for MLS Goal of the Week.
The Sounders FC midfielder produced the beauty in stoppage time just before halftime Saturday, when Seattle rolled to a 4-0 win against the San Jose Earthquakes at CenturyLink Field.
Here is a quick look at all the goals in Sounders FC’s MLS history scored directly off free kicks, as provided by the team. I’ve added links to them all.
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Mauro Rosales on May 11, 2013 — W, 4-0 vs. San Jose
Fredy Montero on July 10, 2011 — W, 3-2 at Portland
Tyson Wahl on June 26, 2011 — W, 2-1 vs. New England
Fredy Montero on June 18, 2011 — W, 1-0 at Toronto
Fredy Montero on April 22, 2010 — D, 2-2 at Dallas