VIDEO: Tommy Thompson scores first MLS goal

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Kyle Terada
The San Jose Earthquakes attacker finally opened his account midway through his fourth season in Major League Soccer

Tommy Thompson's first MLS goal was a long time in the making. 

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In his 64th career league appearance the San Jose Earthquakes midfielder finally opened his league account, latching onto a deflected pass and burying a shot from inside the box in a match at Atlanta United on Wednesday. 

The 21-year-old has long been regarded as one of the league's most talented young players, but has yet to put together a consistent run of form in his MLS career. 

On May 17, Thompson tallied his first career assist, which was quickly followed by his second ever MLS assist two games later. 

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