Felipe's curler nominated for Goal of the week

Brazilian midfielder scored game-winner in KC

Felipe Goal celebration vs Sporting KC

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If a picture paints 1,000 words, then the smile on Impact midfielder Felipe’s face after scoring on Saturday asks, “Goal of the Week nominee?”

The 21-year midfielder scored his first ever goal in MLS - and what a goal it was - against Sporting KC, beating goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen with an absolute curler from 35 meters. His goal proved to be the game winner, in a 2-0 win on the road, the Impact’s first in MLS.

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Felipe has played every minute of regular season action for the Impact this season, over 10 games. He is just the second Impact player nominated for Goal of the Week honours, joining captain Davy Arnaud in Week 2 for his header against the Chicago Fire.

Cast your ballot before voting ends for your favorite goal of Week 9! The winner is determined by the total number of votes cast online and via text and is announced on Fridays.

Vote online or text goal code to 22442.

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Voting runs until 11:59 pm PT on Thursdays.

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