The ball hung in the air for just a second, but that was all the time a prolific scorer such as Chris Wondolowski needed.
Lunging forward, the 6-foot, 165-pounder directed a diving header into the back of the net for his seventh goal on the young Major League Soccer season. The tally not only earned the San Jose Earthquakes a point in a 2-2 draw Saturday night at Red Bull Arena, it also lifted the striker into a three-way tie atop the MLS Golden Boot standings alongside Thierry Henry and Kenny Cooper.
It’s a situation Wondolowski has found himself in quite often the past few years. The league’s two-time reigning scoring champion, “Wondo” is aiming to lead the league in goals for the third year in a row, making MLS history in the process.
So what does the 28-year old...