Watch: Tommy McNamara scores MLS's first goal of the season

Sunday March 6th, 2016

NYCFC's Tommy McNamara opened the scoring for the 2016 MLS season, and he did so in spectacular fashion. 

McNamara curled a right-footed beauty into the upper right-hand corner of the goal to put NYCFC up 1-0 over the Chicago Fire with the league's opening tally. McNamara, a cult hero of sorts who had five goals and three assists for NYCFC last season while returning from a torn ACL, scored 10 minutes into his 2016.

It was negated soon after by Razvan Cocis, bringing Chicago even at 1-1, only for Tony Taylor to restore NYCFC's edge and Khiry Shelton to add another in an action-filled first half (the Fire's defense, meanwhile, will want to burn the game film).

Watch McNamara's golazo, which kicked it all off:

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