Robbie Keane's goal in the 111th minute gave the LA Galaxy a 2-1 lead over the New England Revolution en route to their fifth MLS Cup, and third in four years. Keane's cartwheel/somersault/finger gun celebration was impeccable.
It was 90-plus degrees and humid in Chicago yesterday, and even more unpleasant down on the pitch where the Fire drew the visiting Galaxy 1-1. After the match, L.A. captain Robbie Keane blasted the decision to play in the middle of the afternoon.
The LA Galaxy defeated the Houston Dynamo 1-0 tonight to win the MLS Cup.
Ireland, it is said, is a nation of begrudgers. 'Tis indeed. The only thing more brooding and begrudging than an Irishman is an Irishman crossed with a Russian Jew. And the current cause for begrudgery in Ireland is Robbie Keane.