11:41 AM EDT, Sun April 26, 2015
The Bent Musket Apr 13, 2015

Kyle Larin Scored with his Chest, but Jay Heaps Was First

Let's compare Kyle Larin's 2015 goal with Jay Heaps' 2009 goal! On Saturday, rookie Kyle Larin scored his first MLS goal, using his chest to redirect a Kevin Molino cross. Orlando City SC would go on to beat the Portland Timbers 2-0 after Kaka finished a late penalty. Scoring the game winner is obviously a highlight for Larin, but it should be noted that current New England Revolution head coach Jay Heaps invented the chest goal. Captured by a camera at practice in April 2009, Heaps can be seen darting forward before making a Superman-esque dive at the ball. The defender refuted claims that...

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