MLS Insider: Stars like Jozy Altidore, Clint Dempsey, Lee Nguyen dish on their favorite goals

MLS INSIDER, presented by adidas: “My Favorite Goal”


Clint Dempsey may have said it best: “Anytime you score important goals, you feel on top of the world.”

That’s certainly the theme of the latest episode of MLS Insider, which takes you inside the minds of the league’s best players as they describe their favorite goals and how they felt in those very moments.

For Dempsey, one of his favorite goals came in a Cascadia derby against the Portland Timbers, surprise, surprise. There’s current LA Galaxy forward Alan Gordon describing one of the many late goals he scored against LA while with the San Jose Earthquakes.

Toronto FC Designated Player Jozy Altidore walks us through his very first goal as a professional, as a 16-year-old with the New York Red Bulls on Sept. 16, 2006.

Of course, there’s plenty of volleys, chips and long-distance blasts for your viewing pleasure. And the league’s stars seem to enjoy describing them about as much as we like watching them.

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WATCH the previous episodes from the 2015 MLS Insider season below:

June 27: Jozy Altidore's road to stardom

June 18: How Sporting KC's Dom Dwyer, USWNT's Sydney Leroux found love through soccer

June 5: A Keeper's Odyssey: The turning point in Tyler Deric's Houston Dynamo career

May 28: Stars share insight on what it takes to be a 'Free Kick Artist'

May 21: For blood and country: Blas Perez find playing both hero and villain

May 7: At home in Toronto, Sebastian Giovinco rises to meet club expectations

April 30: How Scottish international Shaun Maloney sparks the Chicago Fire

April 23: Sacha Kljestan's career comes full circle with New York Red Bulls

April 16: The magic of Mix Diskerud comes to New York City

April 9: Beards, tattoos and the art of defending the Timbers Army

March 8: Two debuts -- Kaka vs. David Villa opens 2015 season

Feb. 28: For love of the team - how the champion LA Galaxy conquered MLS

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