Major League Soccer has taken a hard line on homophobia, suspending players for three games whenever they've been caught using such language.
So for as bad as Gordon's insult was, it was pretty funny to see Johnson respond by flashing three fingers at him.
Gordon got the message, and later apologized for his words. It's a pretty safe bet he'll be getting another message from MLS headquarters soon enough.
In the 67th minute, Gordon was sent off for the last of a string of harsh fouls he committed during the game. Then, in the 78th minute, Johnson delivered the ultimate riposte to Gordon's night of antics:
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