What started out as a warm welcome-back for Columbus Crew SC midfielder Mike Grella turned into something much more meaningful on April 28 against the San Jose Earthquakes.
Much deserved @MikeGrella10 ✊🏼— Connor Maloney (@cmalpsu5) April 28, 2018
Following a 65th-minute substitution for teammate Niko Hansen...
...Grella buried a low-kept shot across the frame for the game-winner and his first goal with Crew SC since his return from injury.
HE CAME IN WHEN WE NEEDED HIM & SAVED THE DAY ON SUPERHERO NIGHT! WHO IS WRITING THIS BEAUTIFUL SCRIPT!?— Columbus Crew SC (@ColumbusCrewSC) April 29, 2018
OMG, @MikeGrella10! What an entrance. You are 🖤💛 Superman! #CrewSC | #CLBvSJ pic.twitter.com/U67ReMH8gU
In line with the Club's promotion of the night - Superhero Night - Grella established his own presence alongside the Marvel & DC mainstays.
"Dandy Debut"... @MikeGrella10's game-winner in his #CrewSC debut lands him on the cover of today's @DispatchAlerts sports section. Pick up a copy today and read the game story here: https://t.co/FxsLNFmr3C (@KRobPhoto with the photo) pic.twitter.com/4AtGBQCFbb— Andrew Erickson (@AEricksonCD) April 29, 2018
Glory to God 🙌— Mike Grella (@MikeGrella10) April 29, 2018