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New England Revolution 2014 Goal of the Year Champion: Teal Bunbury

More than two months ago, we started our Goal of the Year Bracket with more than a dozen goals; now, we're left with just one: Teal Bunbury's brilliant curler in Leg One of the Eastern Conference Finals

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Revs Goal of the Year Champion: Teal Bunbury


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Teal Bunbury




Lee Nguyen




With our staff deadlocked in a 10-10 tie, our readers sided with Teal Bunbury and his bending, curling, absolutely-flawless strike from outside the box, ultimately tipping the scale in favor of the pacey forward. The goal--which gave the Revolution a 1-0 lead over the Red Bulls in Leg One of the Eastern Conference Finals--froze goalkeeper Luis Robles, who could only watch Bunbury's strike over his shoulder as it struck the back of the net.

Before we close the door on our 2014 Goal of the Year bracket, take one more look at Bunbury's championship strike:

Final Results

Supreme Champion: Teal Bunbury Curler vs. NYRB

Worthy Adversary: Lee Nguyen Chip vs. MON

3rd Place Tie: Nguyen Chip vs. HOU, Mullins Rocket vs. TFC

5th Place Tie: Tierney Free Kick vs. CLB, Nguyen Curler vs. SKC, Nguyen Scoop vs. MON, Goncalves Run vs. SKC