Atlanta United’s Martinez atop world’s goal-scoring list

Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez gets a header for a shot on goal against the Montreal Impact during the second half in a MLS soccer game on Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Atlanta.  Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com
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Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez gets a header for a shot on goal against the Montreal Impact during the second half in a MLS soccer game on Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

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Atlanta United’s Josef Martinez has scored more goals this calendar year than any other player in the world, according to MLS.

The league compiled this chart, which includes Martinez, who has scored 27 goals this season. Atlanta United will play at Orlando on Friday. Martinez can set the single-season goal-scoring record in MLS with one more score.

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