An MLS Player Buried A Game-Winning Free Kick After An Opponent Called Him A Gay Slur

San Jose Earthquakes striker Alan Gordon will almost certainly face disciplinary action after calling Portland Timbers player Will Johnson a gay slur during last night’s game.

After a small scuffle in the 59th minute, Gordon can be seen calling Johnson a “f***ing f****t.” Johnson put up three fingers — a reference to the typical suspension for using a gay slur on the field. 

Gordon later issued an apology for the slur, which can be seen at the very beginning of this video:

20 minutes later, Johnson got the last laugh when he curled a free kick over the wall and into the back of the net.


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