Eddie Johnson makes sweet Boom Boom with half-volley into Portland's net. (Animated)

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Sounders FC supporters love to see the #BoomBoom and Eddie Johnson does not disappoint the 66,000-plus in attendance who were witness to EJ's team-leading 14th goal of the regular season.

Seattle Sounders FC striker Eddie Johnson's goal was much harder than it looked, but then again EJ has a knack of making the most difficult shots look downright pedestrian at times. Sunday night at CenturyLink Field against the rival Portland Timbers, Johnson connected with one of the more difficult strikes you may see this season.

After Sounders buildup played moved the ball out wide to Brad Evans, Evans spied Eddie Johnson splitting the Timbers defense at the top of the box. Brad swung in a cross to the wide open Eddie who skillfully hit a left-footed half-volley past a diving Donovan Ricketts that left me saying the word "holy" followed by an expletive in rapid succession as EJ made himself a well-mannered host and celebrated in front of the graciously welcomed traveling supporters section. A second angle in the secondary gif shows just how difficult Johnson's shot really was.

Fourteen BoomBooms on the season and surely more before it is all said and done? Animated glory after the jump.

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Another angle that shows just how difficult this shot really was:

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