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GOLAZO: Greatest women's goal ever
September 23rd, 2010 1AM

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TAGS:  u-17 women's world cup, video


[VIDEO] They're calling it the greatest goal in the history of women's soccer, and it was scored by 17-year-old Kumi Yokoyama Tuesday in the semifinals of the Under-17 Women's World Cup in Trinidad & Tobago. Yokoyama dribbled past five North Korean defenders, beating several of them more than once, and scored the winning goal to give Japan a 2-1 comeback win. Watch the video enhanced by the commentary of the delirious Japanese commentators ...

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  1. Juan R
    commented on: September 23, 2010 at 11:20 a.m.
    It's good, it's creative with excellent moves, but she got lucky a couple of times. My favorite women's goal of all time was when Charmaine Hooper of the Atlanta Beat scored a winning goal in what I remember as a playoff game. It was awesome. Though, she probably didn't make the moves that Kumi made, it still resides in my heart as my favorite.

  1. Tyler Dennis
    commented on: September 23, 2010 at 1:33 p.m.
    Awesome... determined, relentless and then a cool low shot to the near post.

  1. Brad Ackles
    commented on: September 23, 2010 at 2:08 p.m.
    Greatest women's goal ever? That's a huge statement to maker. I'm not so sure. But, I can tell you it's the poorest women's defense ever......

  1. John Schubert
    commented on: September 23, 2010 at 4:06 p.m.
    Great moves in the field but an incredibly poor effort by the goalie. Maybe she was so entertained by the dribbling she forgot to actually move.

  1. Greg Fernandes
    commented on: September 23, 2010 at 5:03 p.m.
    Nice, but I still think Marta's second goal against the US in the last Women's World Cup was better.


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