In Saturday’s match against Charleston Battery, the Whitecaps recent acquisition, Daigo Kobayashi scored an absolutely brilliant “scorpion kick” goal. ‘Caps goal stopper Brad Knighton recently labeled Kobayashi with a very accurate nickname, the “scissor samurai”. 
Watch Daigo’s Golazo here:
The Whitecaps take on the Houston Dynamo for the second time in this years MLS preseason. In their previous preseason meeting, the ‘Caps came out 2-1 winners. The match kicks off on Wednesday at 2 pm PT at Blackbaud Stadium in Charleston, South Carolina.
 – Schaad, Peter. “Last thought B4 bed. @bbknighton coined an EXCELLENT description for Daigo’s 3-0 goal Saturday: “the Samurai Scissor”. #FTW” Via Twitter. February 17th, 2013. Accessed February 18th, 2013: https://twitter.com/PeteSchaad/status/303368276858269696