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VIDEO: San Jose’s Quincy Amarikwa chips, goes upper-90 from 35 yards out

Quincy Amarikwa, San Jose Earthquakes

Quincy Amarikwa, San Jose Earthquakes (Photo credit: San Jose Earthquakes / Twitter: @SJEarthquakes)

Quincy Amarikwa, take a bow, son, for you’ve just scored the 2016 MLS Goal of the Year (below video).

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Typically when someone scores a stunning goal this early in the season — it’s only Week 2 — it gets forgotten, or at the very least lost in the shuffle after eight more months of worthy GOTY candidates. Not this year, though, because no one is forgetting Amarikwa chipping Adam Kwarasey from 35 yards out and burying the ball in the top corner.

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Bonus points for doing on a playing surface that resembles something closer to a swamp than a soccer field, after two weeks of non-stop rain in northern California.

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