Within a span of a week last December and January, Manchester United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Arsenal's Olivier Giroud each submitted sublime scorpion-kick goals as their entries for 2016-17 Premier League Goal of the Year honors.
Well, Fire forward Luis Solignac took a page from their book to perhaps claim U.S. Open Cup Goal of the Year, somehow delivering a scorpion-kick strike of his own for the game's only goal as the Fire bounced Saint Louis FC from the historic tournament Wednesday night.
Watch the goal from every available angle in the video above, courtesy of U.S. Soccer, and join us in tipping our caps to the 26-year-old Argentine. A nod also is deserved to Brandon Vincent, whose pinpoint left-footed service has already set up multiple goals for Nemanja Nikolic this season and now can lay claim to yet another memorable assist.
Needless to say, @LuchoSoli's Twitter mentions were blowing up following the goal: