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WATCH: Fire Academy's Luca Giovine scores an absolute BLINDER!

06 December 11:34 am

WATCH: Fire Academy's Luca Giovine scores an absolute BLINDER!

By Jeff Crandall

We here at Always on the Inside like seeing nice goals. We like it even more when nice goals are scored by product's of the club's player development system.

Back in October, original Fire homegrown Victor Pineda hit a stunning strike in Reserve League play vs. Houston which led to him making his travel roster for a league game.

Today, we take a trip in the way back machine to two days ago when Fire U-16 Academy striker Luca Giovine hit an absolute blinder in the 66th minute to give the side a 2-0 lead over Portland Timbers at the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Showcase in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. Giovine would also assist on the third goal from Alex Underwood to give the Fire a 3-0 win over Portland.

Certainly the team highlight at the showcase was going 3-0-0 and defeating two MLS Academies, Giovine's second second strike of the three-game set takes individual honors.

Watch below (at the 44 second mark)....