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A regular feature of our popular email newsletters, brought to our readers here on the web. Forgive us if a video link is removed after we post, but we'll do our best to post the best goals in the world of soccer as we deem them OMG! moments.

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Thierry Henry scores another epic goal … No really, have you seen his latest?

Thierry Henry has scored many, many goals — more than 200 of them in a glittering club career which has taken him from Monaco to Juventus to Arsenal to Barcelona and now, the New York Red Bulls. Fans could probably argue all day about which ones were his best. But his latest has, at the very least, got to be in the conversation.

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By | September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: , , , ,

Five great USA vs. Ghana goal celebrations on Instagram and Vine

Here are some great Instagram and Vine embeds of celebrations after both of Team USA’s goals on Monday in a 2-1 win over Ghana in their opening 2014 World Cup “Group of Death” match.

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By | June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

Five best USA vs Ghana goal celebration videos on YouTube

If these videos show all the fans already willing to paint faces and trek to big public venues with average video quality at best, imagine the videos to come if Team USA make a serious run!

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OMG! What a Goal! Raul Jimenez’s game-winning bicycle kick keeps Mexico’s World Cup hopes alive [Video Highlights]

Club America striker Raul Jimenez scored a game-winning goal for Mexico with a bicycle kick against Panama on Friday. The goal broke a 1-1 tie and gave Mexico the 2-1 win, keeping El Tri’s 2014 World Cup hopes alive.

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By | October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments | Tags: , , ,

OMG! What a Goal! UNC’s Omar Holness long run and goal [Video Highlights]

North Carolina freshman Omar Holness scored on a ridiculous individual effort in their match against the University of Maryland. Holness makes a nifty move, runs almost the whole field, and strikes a perfect ball past the UMD goalkeeper.

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By | September 20, 2013 | 0 Comments | Tags: , ,

OMG! What a Goal! Reading FC U-18s’ Liam Kelly conjures up free-kick genius

But it’s not every day that you see set-piece strikes that feature not only outstanding technical ability but also imagination, daring AND careful practice on the training ground beforehand.That’s exactly what Liam Kelly of Reading United’s Under-18 team did in a recent 3-1 victory for the Royals over their counterparts from Bolton Wanderers in English academy league competition.

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By | August 20, 2013 | 1 Comment | Tags: , , ,

OMG! What a Goal! Dempsey scores equalizer for Tottenham, keeps Champions League hopes alive [Video Highlights]

American Clint Dempsey scored a long distance equalizer for Tottenham after going down a goal against Stoke City on Sunday. Emmanuel Adebayor hit the late winner to give the Spurs the 2-1 win. With the win, Tottenham rises above Arsenal into fourth place, which would qualify them for the UEFA Champions League.

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By | May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments | Tags: , , , ,

OMG! What a Goal! Altidore scores game winner to clinch Dutch Cup, continues hot streak with 31 goals [Video Highlights]

American international and AZ Alkmaar striker Jozy Altidore scored the game winning goal in the 14th minute against PSV Eindhoven on Thursday night to give his club a 2-1 victory and its first Dutch Cup title in 31 years.

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By | May 10, 2013 | 0 Comments | Tags: , , ,

OMG! What a Goal (and assist): Jozy Altidore scores two and adds assist for AZ Alkmaar in 4-0 win over Heerenveen [Video Highlights]

American international Jozy Altidore continues his hot streak in the Netherlands, scoring two goals and adding an assist in AZ Alkmaar’s 4-0 win over Heerenveen in the Dutch Eredivisie. He now has 30 overall goals in 38 appearances (23 league goals).

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By | April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments | Tags: , , ,

OMG! What a Goal: Robin Van Persie

Manchester United Robin Van Persie scored a stunner of a goal Aston Villa.

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By | April 22, 2013 | 2 Comments | Tags: , ,

OMG! What a Goal! Matt Lowton scores chest volley screamer against Stoke City [Video Highlights]

Aston Villa’s Matt Lowton scored not only an extremely important goal for his club on Saturday against Stoke City, but it might also be a candidate for goal of the year. With the score tied 1-1, Lowton received the ball in the air around 30 yards out, took it off his chest, then cracked an incredible volley past the Stoke goalkeeper.

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By | April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments | Tags: , ,

OMG! What a Goal! Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke scores magnificent goal against West Brom [Video Highlights]

Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke opened the scoring in their match against West Brom this past Saturday with a magnificent finish in the 12th minute.

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By | January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments | Tags: , ,

OMG! What a Save! Peru’s U-20 goalkeeper Angelo Campos makes makes two incredible saves against Uruguay [Video Highlights]

After making a terrible decision to come out of his box after an incoming pass that he couldn’t get to, U-20 Peruvian goalkeeper Angelo Campos made up for it in a big way with an incredible double save.

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By | January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments | Tags: , , , ,

OMG! What a Goal! Valencia’s Tino Costa hits amazing free kick against Osasuna [Video Highlights]

In Tuesday’s Spanish Copa Del Rey match, Valencia’s Tino Costa struck a gorgeous line drive free kick from over 30 yards out to notch the first goal of the match.

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By | January 9, 2013 | 0 Comments | Tags: , , ,

OMG! What a Goal! Clint Dempsey rips long-distance goal to help Tottenham past Reading [Video Highlights]

American forward Clint Dempsey kicked off the new year with a spectacular goal from long range, helping Tottenham Hotspur to a 3-1 win over Reading on New Year’s Day.

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By | January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments | Tags: , ,

OMG! What a Goal! Top 10 goals of 2012 [Video Highlights]

2012 has seen some spectacular goals, and this is a compilation of the best. There are some spectacular long distance strikes, volleys, fantastic dribbling, and of course, a couple of bicycle kicks.

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By | December 26, 2012 | 0 Comments | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

OMG! What a Goal! Tony Iuliu Safar scores rainbow futsal goal [Video Highlights]

Romanian international futsal forward Tony Iuliu Safar scored a goal on a rainbow for his club Dunakeszl Kinizsl.

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By | December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments | Tags: , , ,

OMG! What a Goal! Lionel Messi breaks Gerd Muller’s record with 86th goal against Betis [Video Highlights]

Lionel Messi has broken yet another record. The Barcelona star broke Gerd Müller’s 40-year-old record of 85 goals in a calendar year after scoring two goals against Betis in the first half of a La Liga match-up on Sunday.

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By | December 12, 2012 | 1 Comment | Tags: , ,

OMG! What a Move: Everton’s Darron Gibson shows quick feet, quicker thinking

Everton FC midfielder Darron Gibson isn’t known as a twinkle-toed dribbling wizard. But the Republic of Ireland international showed off some magnificent technique on the ball during his club’s 1-1 English Premier League draw with defending champions Manchester City.

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By | December 6, 2012 | 0 Comments | Tags:

OMG! What a Goal! Steaua Bucharest’s Raul Rusescu scores what could be goal of the year against Concordia Chiajna [Video Highlights]

Steaua Bucharest’s Raul Rusescu scored a goal after a ridiculous individual effort – where he juggled the ball three times around defenders – in their match against Concordia Chiajna on November 30, 2012.

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By | December 5, 2012 | 0 Comments | Tags: , ,

OMG! What a Goal! Orlando Pirates’ Thabo Matlaba scores on ridiculously long-range strike [Video Highlights]

Orlando Pirates left back Thabo Matlaba scored his first league goal in the Premier Soccer League on a spectacular long-range strike that was struck closer to the midfield line than the penalty box.

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By | November 28, 2012 | 0 Comments | Tags: , , ,

OMG! What a Goal! Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores maybe his best goal ever in friendly vs. England [Video Highlights]

In an international friendly between Sweden and England last Wednesday, striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored what may be his best goal ever – an overhead kick from an incredible distance.

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By | November 21, 2012 | 0 Comments | Tags: , , , ,

OMG! What a Goal! Michael Bradley scores against Russia with beautiful long-range volley [Video Highlights]

Midfielder Michael Bradley opened the scoring for the U.S. Men’s National Team to make it 1 – 1 with a spectacular long-range volley against Russia in their friendly today.

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By | November 14, 2012 | 0 Comments | Tags: , ,