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From distance: Japanese player one-ups Rooney’s wonderstrike (video)

Mar 31, 2014, 7:43 PM EDT


Milos Dragojević made a subpar goal kick, and Fukui Masato made him pay for it… from within his own half

Today’s long-distance tally comes from a 1-0 victory by Sutjeska over Mladost in the First League of Montenegro. The winners are the top team in the top flight, but needed this 87th minute goal to stand during a visit from their relegation-scrapping opponents.

The 25-year-old Japanese midfielder has a neat back story, taking a chance on top flight European soccer after he played professionally in Japan while earning his college degree.

Credit to 101greatgoals for posting the link.

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