The Portland Timbers midfielder’s goal of the competition won the MLS is Back Goal of the Tournament presented by AT&T 5G, MLS announced Friday.
The sequence began when Polo received the ball making an overlapping run on the left flank, before carrying the ball to a few yards out from the corner of the penalty area. Cutting inside to evade a defender, Polo then hammered a curling strike that sailed inside the far post, just over the despairing dive of NYCFC goalkeeper Sean Johnson.
The winning goal of the tournament was determined via fan voting from eight nominees on MLSsoccer.com. You can watch all the nominated goals below.