Major League Soccer today announced that Atlanta United forward Josef Martínez has won the 2022 AT&T MLS Goal of the Year for his bicycle kick against New England Revolution on Oct. 1, marking the third time the club has won the fan-voted award.

The goal came in the 81st minute when Brooks Lennon floated a ball from the right edge of the New England penalty area toward Martínez at the back post. The Venezuelan struck the cross sweetly with an overhead kick, finishing past Djordje Petrovic [WATCH HERE].

The strike is Martinez’s second MLS Goal of the Year win after securing the honor in 2019 and the third for the club, with Tito Villalba securing the award in 2017.

The 2022 AT&T MLS Goal of the Year was determined by fan votes on and has been awarded since the league’s inaugural 1996 season.

A full list of previous AT&T 5G MLS Goal of the Year award winners can be found below:

All-Time AT&T 5G MLS Goal of the Year Winners
SeasonPlayer – TeamGoal 
2022Josef Martínez – Atlanta United10/1/22 vs. New England Revolution, 81st min 
2021Rubio Rubin – Real Salt Lake5/7/21 vs. San Jose Earthquakes, 43rd min 
2020Darlington Nagbe – Columbus Crew SC8/20/20 vs. Chicago Fire FC, 81st min 
2019Josef Martínez – Atlanta United9/18/19 vs. FC Cincinnati, 65th min 
2018Zlatan Ibrahimović – LA Galaxy3/31/18 vs. LAFC, 77th min 
2017Héctor Villalba – Atlanta United7/21/17 vs. Orlando City SC, 86th min 
2016Shkëlzen Gashi – Colorado Rapids9/24/16 vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC, 75th min 
2015Krisztián Németh – Sporting Kansas City10/4/15 vs. Portland Timbers, 83rd min 
2014Obafemi Martins – Seattle Sounders FC5/23/14 vs. San Jose Earthquakes, 8th min 
2013Camilo Sanvezzo – Vancouver Whitecaps FC10/6/13 vs. Portland Timbers, 78th min
2012Patrick Ianni – Seattle Sounders FC6/20/12 vs. Sporting Kansas City, 15th min 
2011Darlington Nagbe – Portland Timbers7/2/11 vs. Sporting Kansas City, 45th min 
2010Marco Pappa – Chicago Fire4/10/10 vs. San Jose Earthquakes, 52nd min 
2009Landon Donovan – LA Galaxy8/8/09 vs. New England Revolution, 21st min 
2008Will Johnson – Real Salt Lake10/18/08 vs. FC Dallas, 54th min 
2007Cuauhtémoc Blanco – Chicago Fire8/18/07 vs. Real Salt Lake, 43rd min 
2006Brian Ching – Houston Dynamo9/30/06 v D.C. United, 86th min 
2005Dwayne De Rosario – San Jose Earthquakes10/15/05 vs. LA Galaxy, 45th min 
2004Dwayne De Rosario – San Jose Earthquakes8/7/04 vs. D.C. United, 82nd min 
2003Damani Ralph – Chicago Fire8/13/03 vs. Columbus Crew SC, 90th min 
2002Carlos Ruiz – LA Galaxy7/27/02 vs. Columbus Crew SC, 75th min 
2001Clint Mathis – MetroStars4/28/01 vs. Dallas Burn, 60th min 
2000Marcelo Balboa – Colorado Rapids4/22/00 vs. Columbus Crew SC, 55th min 
1999Marco Etcheverry – D.C. United5/22/99 vs. Miami Fusion, 90th min 
1998Brian McBride – Columbus Crew7/9/98 vs. Chicago Fire, 68th min 
1997Marco Etcheverry – D.C. United8/27/97 vs. New England Revolution, 39th min 
1996Eric Wynalda – San Jose Clash4/6/96 vs. D.C. United, 88th min

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