Whitecaps FC defender Alain Rochat nominated for AT&T Goal of the Week unveiled today that Whitecaps FC defender Alain Rochat is one of five nominees for the AT&T Goal of the Week.

After a terrific run from teammate Davide Chiumiento, Rochat received the ball on the left-hand side, as he sprung up field and uncorked a rocket into the back of the net. The goal was the lone of the match, as the ‘Caps defeated Philadelphia Union 1-0 on Bell Pitch at Empire Field for their first win since opening day.


Voting runs from 9 a.m. PT on Mondays until 11:59 p.m. PT time on Thursdays.

Rochat’s nomination comes a week after teammate Eric Hassli took home AT&T Goal of the Week honours with a brilliant strike against Pacific Northwest rivals Seattle Sounders FC.

Find out what fans had to say about Hassli's stunning goal from last week:

Don’t forget to vote for Rochat, Chiumiento, Hassli, and their Whitecaps FC teammates for the 2011 AT&T Major League Soccer All-Star Game to be held on Wednesday, July 27, at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. The All-Star Game will kickoff at 5:30 p.m. PT and will be broadcast live on TSN.


Fans can also vote by text message (SMS) or through twitter. Find out more information on how to vote at

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