WATCH: Atlanta United scores world class goal in front of another world class crowd

Atlanta United continued its brilliant inaugural season in front of its brilliant fans in MLS, beating Montreal 2-0 on Sunday and doing it with style. Hector Villabla scored the winner with some nifty footwork and this rifle strike to the upper-right corner in front of another monster crowd. Check out his lovely move and strike:

What a golazo by the former San Lorenzo man, and those are three big points. Tata Martino's team is third in the Eastern Conference with 49 points and on the verge of clinching a playoff berth with five matches to go, and the fans are loving it. From crowding Bobby Dodd stadium before the Mercedez-Benz Stadium was ready to go, Atlanta United has already drawn the largest crowd for an MLS match in the league's 22 year history with 70,425 and had anoth

And want to know what's even more impressive? The weekend before last, Atlanta had the fourth most fans in the world at their stadium beating Tottenham's attendance, with Borussia Dortmund, Manchester City and Bayern Munich the only clubs ahead of them.


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