Tim Parker helped give some breathing room to the Vancouver Whitecaps with his goal. (Troy Taormina/USA TODAY Sports)

Just in case you missed it, here is a video of Tim Parker’s first Major League Soccer goal.

The Hicksville, N.Y. native scored in the Vancouver Whitecaps’ 2-0 home victory over Sporting Kansas City this past weekend.

The former St. John’s University standout’s goal boosted the Whitecaps’ lead to 2-0 in the 67th minute at B.C. Place.


Video courtesy of Vancouver Whitecaps Facebook page

Front Row Soccer editor Michael Lewis has covered 13 World Cups (eight men, five women), seven Olympics and 25 MLS Cups. He has written about New York City FC, New York Cosmos, the New York Red Bulls and both U.S. national teams for Newsday and has penned a soccer history column for the Guardian.com. Lewis, who has been honored by the Press Club of Long Island and National Soccer Coaches Association of America, is the former editor of BigAppleSoccer.com. He has written seven books about the beautiful game and has published ALIVE AND KICKING The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers. It is available at Amazon.com.