Highlights: Will Johnson

Midfielder won the 2008 MLS Goal of the Year while with RSL


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Grit, toughness, and strength in possession are some of the attributes that come to mind for new Timbers midfielder Will Johnson. But he's also been known to score the sly goal from time to time. Here are two of note. 

In 2008, Johnson scored a nifty strike after receiving a pass, flipping the ball up in the air and then volleying it into goal. The play ended up being the 2008 MLS Goal of the Year:

In July of 2012, an opportunisitc Johnson stripped a Colorado Rapids defender and then broke for goal. Here were the results: