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Teenage goals and a youthful celebration
by Samuel Charles, December 13th, 2012 12:53AM

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[VIDEO PICK: Golazos] A pair of colossal strikes in England and Denmark by players under 20, and grown men acting like children produces a celebration of the year candidate in Japan.

Jens Jonsson, 19, was born in Aarhus, home to the only professional team he’s ever known, AGF Aarhus of the Danish Superliga. AGF trailed by two goals to Silkeborg with six minutes left on Monday, and were still down 3-2 when the defender scored the very first goal of his career with only seconds remaining in injury time.

So how excited was the hometown boy about his terrific volley to tie the game, all you have to do is watch ...



This smash is by 17-year-old Lithuanian striker Simonas Stankevicius, and it came in an U-18 game for Championship club Leicester City against Crewe. We do wish we had more angles of this ball exploding off his foot, partially so we could tell you how he generated this much power from out of thin air ...



We showed you Sanfrecce Hiroshima’s golazo to open the Club World Cup, and even mentioned the celebration. It turns out the J-League champions were just getting warmed up.

During its 3-2 win over Korean club Ulsan Hyundai in Wednesday’s fifth place game, the showmen from Japan it to a whole new level.

After this second goal by captain Hisato Sato, which the Japanese international redirects, the 30-year-old waits for his entire team to take its places behind him, before they give a synchronized nod to their native land…



1 comment
  1. Gus Keri
    commented on: December 13, 2012 at 1:54 p.m.
    This is not "grown men acting like children." It's a somo wretling ritual: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9SsunADCqQ


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