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VIDEO: Tommy Thompson scores first MLS goal

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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.

Go on, @tomthom11! His first MLS goal comes just two minutes into #ATLvSJ. https://t.co/U6FlhBwHg9

— Major League Soccer (@MLS) July 4, 2017

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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