Kaka Scores 1, Sets Up 2 in Orlando City's 4-1 MLS Win over Portland Timbers

Joe Gallagher@joesgallagherFeatured ColumnistApril 4, 2016

ORLANDO, FL - APRIL 3: Kaka #10 of Orlando City SC celebrates a goal in the second half during a game against the Portland Timbers at the Citrus Bowl on April 3, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Zachary Scheffer/Getty Images)
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Class is permanent—just ask Orlando City's Kaka.

The Brazilian made his Major League Soccer season debut Sunday night as Orlando thrashed defending champions Portland Timbers at the Citrus Bowl in Florida.

The former AC Milan and Real Madrid midfielder delivered a cross for Seb Hines to head home to put the hosts in front after 13 minutes.

Major League Soccer @MLS

Welcome back, @KAKA. The Brazilian’s classy service finds @seb_38 for the opener. #ORLvPOR https://t.co/5lPwmyzO4R

Shortly after the half-hour mark, the 33-year-old exchanged passes with Brek Shea, who fired an unstoppable shot to double the advantage.

Major League Soccer @MLS

Man, what a finish from @BrekShea. #ORLvPOR https://t.co/xxmsBMGCfr

And Kaka put the game out of Portland's reach early in the second half with a goal of his own:

Major League Soccer @MLS

Win the ball in midfield ✔️ Finish off the counter ✔️ @KAKA scores his first goal of 2016. #ORLvPOR https://t.co/DfMsFVD4v8

A Kevin Molino spot-kick made it 4-0 before Jack McInerney scored a consolation goal in the 89th minute.

After four games, the undefeated Orlando leads MLS' Eastern Conference, while Portland has yet to kick into gear, sitting ninth in the West.

[Twitter, Reuters; h/t MailOnline]

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