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Adu strikes from distance
by Paul Kennedy, March 6th, 2011 5PM

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[AMERICANS ABROAD] Freddy Adu scored his first goal for Turkish club Rizespor with an excellent strike from 20 yards in its 1-0 victory over Gaziantep.

Adu took a ball at the edge of the right side of the penalty area, turned away from his defender and fired a curling shot on one bounce inside the far post.

It was his first goal since moving to Turkey in January.

Rizespor is third in the Bank Asya 1. League, one point off the lead.

Adu goal:



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  1. Ric Fonseca
    commented on: March 7, 2011 at 12:22 p.m.
    Good for Freddy!!! For once, it is nice to read, an all be it short piece about Freddy Adu!!! Here's to you Freddy! It was especially heartwarming to hear the announcer lead the crowd cheering his goal!!!

  1. James Fredrickson
    commented on: March 7, 2011 at 4:04 p.m.
    Darn, I was hoping to add Freddy to my men's indoor team next year. (joke) James

  1. Robert Kiernan
    commented on: March 8, 2011 at 3:52 a.m.
    Well remember this is still the Turkish SECOND division... but getting to play beats not getting to play and scoring is a good way to continue to be selected for the next match... so he's had a few assists and a goal... that's a good start, but that is all it is and he's really got to be doing this sort of thing for a full season before people start getting all gooey eyed about our aging prodigy... but it is a case of Freddy possibly becoming a professional soccer player rather than a trivia question and sometime joke. (ICE)


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