Records were made to be broken, and in 2017, Diego Valeri has taken that to heart—first becoming the Portland Timbers’ all-time leading goalscorer, then the Timbers’ leading all-time single-season goalscorer, and finally breaking the Major League Soccer record for consecutive games with a goal in Saturday’s match against Real Salt Lake.
Now with 55 goals as a Timber, it would take all day to watch every tally from the Maestro, so instead let’s take just a few minutes to re-live Valeri’s most recent eight.
Portland Timbers at Houston Dynamo, 7/29/2017
LA Galaxy at Portland Timbers, 8/6/2017
Portland Timbers at Toronto FC, 8/12/2017
New York Red Bulls at Portland Timbers, 8/18/2017
Colorado Rapids at Portland Timbers, 8/23/2017
Portland Timbers at Seattle Sounders, 8/27/2017
Portland Timbers at New York City FC, 9/9/2017
Portland Timbers at Real Salt Lake, 9/16/2017
Which goal was your favorite? How do they stand up to the rest of the Maestro’s body of work? Let us know in the comments.