Watch: Christen Press's smooth first touch, goal vs. Costa Rica
The result may have already been secured, but that didn't stop Christen Press from turning in a highlight-reel moment for the U.S. women's national team.
Press capped the scoring in a 5-0 Olympic qualifying win over Costa Rica at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, Wednesday. Into the game as a late second-half substitute, Press didn't take long to leave her mark. She used the outside of her right foot to take down a cross from Tobin Heath while spinning in the box, and then she finished with ease with her left for the 30th goal of her international career.
The goal came after Alex Morgan scored twice (including one a U.S.-record 12 seconds in) and Carli Lloyd and Crystal Dunn each scored, as the U.S. started its road to Rio on the right foot. The Americans take on Mexico on Saturday in the next game of the group stage.