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GOLAZO: Incredible 'rabona' strike by Andres Vasquez
May 10th, 2007 7AM

TAGS:  international


[VIDEO ] Peruvian-born Andres Vasquez, 19, scored an unbelievable goal for Swedish club IFK Gothenburg in a 4-0 win over Oerebro on May 7. The long-range goal came with what in Spanish is called a rabona, whereby the player moves one foot behind the other to shoot. Vasquez, who moved to Sweden as a young child, has played for Sweden's U-21 team in unofficial games but the goal has given him major publicity in his home country, prompting Peruvian coach Julio Cesar Uribe to promise him a national team call-up. "I've seen videos of Maradona shooting like that many times and I wanted to copy him," said Vasquez of the goal.

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