With the game already tilted in the New England Revolution's favor, Kelyn Rowe charged into the box to nod in a Chris Tierney corner. The tally, which occurred in the 55th minute, put New York City FC at a three-goal deficit, all but guaranteeing playoffs for the Revs.
The goal was also special because it was Rowe's seventh of the campaign, which tied his 2013 output. It was also Tierney's sixth assist of the season, which is a new record for the nine-year veteran. Tierney collected five assists in the three preceding seasons.
Despite all of the historic moments tied to the goal, it might best be remembered for Andrea Pirlo's lackadaisical defending. Take a look for yourself.
Yes, that's Pirlo, the global superstar, standing at the near post as Rowe comes crashing in.
Yes, that's Pirlo, who has won multiple Serie A titles, watching in bewilderment.
Yes, that's Pirlo, who helped Italy to a World Cup title in 2006, looking totally disinterested.