Brek Shea Video: Check out Shea's Laser of a Goal Against Toronto

Zachary D. Rymer@zachrymerMLB Lead WriterJuly 21, 2011

If there's one thing FC Dallas star Brek Shea is known for, it's his goofy hair. We know this because Shea's hair actually has its own Twitter account.

Then again, Shea might just be more well known for his impressive ability to score goals at will. Actually, that probably is how most people know Shea.

If that doesn't ring any bells, go ahead and take a look at the goal Shea scored on Wednesday night against Toronto FC. About three minutes after halftime, Shea took control of the ball, right around midfield, before cutting straight through the defense towards the goal. He released his shot from about 30 yards out, and it's a good thing nobody was in the way. The ball probably would have gone through them.

Shea's strike found its way past Toronto keeper Stefan Frei, clanked off the left post and settled in the back of the net to give Dallas a 1-0 lead. The crowd packed into BMO Field was not pleased, and Shea's goal proved to be all Dallas needed to come away with a victory.

It was Shea's ninth goal of the season, which at the time tied him for the MLS lead. Unfortunately, Thierry Henry would go on the notch his 10th in the New York Reds Bulls' 4-1 loss to the Colorado Rapids. Because of that, Shea will have to be content to be tied for second with Landon Donovan for the moment. Such a shame.

The good news for Shea is that his goal was good enough to bump Dallas' record up to 11-5-5, inching them one step closer to the LA Galaxy for the Western Conference lead.

Toronto, meanwhile, fell to 3-10-9, putting them comfortably in the cellar of the Eastern Conference. Making matters worse, Toronto has now been outscored 8-0 in its last three home games.


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