Obafemi Martins, the new designated player for the Seattle Sounders.
Colorful fans celebrate St. Patrick's day prior to the start of the Sounder's game against the Portland Timbers.
Emerald City supporters gather before the Sounders-Timbers game at the march to the match.
Enthusiastic Sounders fan.
Colorful hair being sported by a Sounders fan.
Osvaldo Alonso tracks the ball.
Mikael Silvestre of the Portland Timbers captures air as the ball bounces off of his legs.
Sounders Coach, Sigi Schmid.
Eddie Johnson goes up to head the ball.
Mario Martinez chases the ball toward the the goal.
Samuel Ochoa (26) steps on the leg of GK Donovan Ricketts who writhes in pain in the next image.
Donovan Ricketts (GK) reacts to having Sammy Ochoa step down on his leg.
Marc Burch (right) steals the ball from a Portland Timbers player.
Hi tech line being laid down by the head referee.
Jack Jewbury (in the air) intercepts the ball in front of Eddie Johnson (left).
Marc Burch (center) gets to the ball just before Ben Zemanski (14) as Diego Valeri (8) watches.
Steve Zakuani (11).
Steve Zakuanin (11) is upset at the lack of a call after Eddie Johnson (on the ground) is pulled down.
Sammy Ochoa (right) gets past Mikael Silvestre (left).
Sammy Ochoa heads the ball away from Andrew Baptiste (35) of the Portland Timbers.
Steve Zakuani moves the ball as Diego Chara quickly charges up behind him.
Mikael Silvestre (left ) pulls down Sammy Ochoa (right).
Steve Zakuani (right) moves the ball toward the goal as Will Johnson (left) defends.
Osvaldo Alonso (left) is brought down hard by Will Johnson (right).
Osvaldo Alonso (6) stretches for the ball as Jack Jewsbury (13) looks on.
Michael Harrington of the Portland Timbers (right) blocks Sammy Ochoa of the Seattle Sounders (left).
DeAndre Yedlin moves after the ball.
Michael Harrington (5) pushes DeAndre Yedlin aside.
Obafemi Martins waits to enter the field for the first time as a Seattle Sounder.
Obafemi Martins runs on to the field against the Portland Timbers for his first start as a Seattle Sounder.
Obafemi Martins starts play in the second half.
Mauro Rosales (right) chases after the ball against Andrew Baptiste (left) of the Portland Timbers.
Andy Rose stretches for the ball late in the second half of the game.
Jhon Hurtado (right) butts Ryan Johnson (9) of the Portland Timbers.