Goal of the Week: Darlington Nagbe puts Portland Timbers on top again
Darlington Nagbe*Ã‚Â became the fifth different Portland Timbers players to win the AT&T Goal of the Week award on Friday, picking up nearly 60 percent of the fan vote to easily top fellow Cascadia starÃ‚Â Kenny MillerÃ‚Â of the Vancouver Whitecaps.
Nagbe Ã¢â‚¬â€œ who pivoted and fired a right-footed wonder goal that led Portland past visiting FC Dallas last weekend Ã¢â‚¬â€œ is the second straight Timbers player to win the award following Diego ValeriÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s win in Week 15.
Rodney Wallace, Ryan Johnson and Will Johnson have also won the award this season.
Miller Ã¢â‚¬â€œ who scored two goals that made the list of nominees in Week 16 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ picked up nearly 23 percent of the vote for hisÃ‚Â volley from distance in a win over the New England Revolution.
Final Votes – Week 16 (online poll and text vote):
1. Darlington Nagbe: (59.47%)
2. Kenny Miller (VAN): 22.83%
3. Kenny Miller (VAN) 10.39%
4. Steven Lenhart (SJ): 5.66%
5.Ã‚Â Kelyn Rowe (NE): 1.65%
*Darlington Nagbe was born in Liberia, West Africa.