VIDEO: Former All White scores spectacular goal in front of record 82,110 crowd

Former All White Tyler Boyd has helped his LA Galaxy side to a 2-1 derby win against Los Angeles FC with a stunning goal in front of 82,110 fans at California’s Rose Bowl Stadium.

The Fourth of July match set a new MLS standalone attendance record.

Tauranga-born Boyd put Galaxy ahead in the 26th minute with a curling shot from outside the penalty area.

Galaxy went on to win the match, known as the El Tráfico derby, 2-1.

Main photo: Boyd looks to the heavens after his shot hits the LAFC net.

Watch Tyler Boyd’s goal

More about Tyler Boyd

Boyd (28) joined the Californian club after making 275 senior appearances for clubs in New Zealand, Portugal and Turkey.

He became a free agent in late 2022 when he and Turkish Süper Lig side Beşiktaş J.K. mutually agreed to end his contract.

Boyd played age-group football for New Zealand’s U-20 side and for the All Whites before switching allegiance to the United States national team, courtesy of an American mother. He has ten caps for the US national team.

Boyd played youth football for Melville United and Waikato FC before spending three years with the Wellington Phoenix.

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