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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: , ,

OMG! What a Goal! Gonzalo Higuain scores on a cross [Video Highlight]

Real Madrid’s Gonzalo Higuain scored a ridiculous goal from a seemingly impossible angle outside of the box in their 2-0 win over Celta Vigo, though it’s not clear whether or not he meant to.

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By | October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments | Tags: , ,