Watch: Sacramento Republic's Lopez scores from midfield line in USL
As most are very well aware, Sacramento Republic has an eye on joining MLS. In the meantime, it continues to plug away in USL, making highlight reels in front of a packed home stadium.
Rodrigo Lopez did the honors at Bonney Field Wednesday night, launching a golazo from just behind the midfield line in a 2-0 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2. Much like Charlie Adam did for Stoke City against Chelsea in the Premier League, Lopez saw a goalkeeper of his line and took his chance, accurately placing his shot from long range.