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Three great goals you probably missed
by Samuel Charles, November 9th, 2012 1:01AM

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[VIDEO PICK: Golazos] Incredible free kicks from Sao Paulo and Getafe plus an U-21 goal from Wolverhampton that will have fans of tenacity searching for superlatives.

A long free kick that's straighter than an arrow, a short one on the side of the area dipping like a Major League curveball, and a collective effort coaches of any age can use as an example of what can happen when you hustle ...

Benat, 25, full name Benat Etxebarria Urkiaga, is a midfielder of Basque heritage on Real Betis who made his first three appearances for the Spanish national team this year. Betis is up to fourth in La Liga, and this incredible dipping free kick to go ahead in the 74th minute, in a 4-2 win over Getafe on Monday, shows a little Benat goes a long way ...



Sao Paulo earned a spot in the Copa Sudamericana semifinals by crushing defending champion Universidad de Chile 7-0 on aggregate. Rafael Toloi, 22, is on a team with Luis Fabiano and $40 million PSG purchase Lucas, who both scored in this 5-0 romp in Brazil on Wednesday. You’ll know why the center back is taking free kicks just as soon as you see his blast off the post going nothing but straight, although you’d think this historic club would have better music …



Did we say great? Well if you extend the definition to include tenacious, scrappy and team effort this goal qualifies. Dani Pacheco is tabbed as a big part of Spain’s national team future, but I don’t remember Spain scoring like this. Liverpool beat Wolves 5-1 in an U-21 match on Monday, when the 21-year-old put an end to this unbelievable sequence in the box, by slamming it home…



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