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Terrific team goals from Russia and Brazil
by Samuel Charles, May 27th, 2013 9:40PM

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[VIDEO PICK: Golazos] If you enjoy beautiful goals with intricate buildups then today must be your lucky day because Flamengo and Zenit St. Petersburg have done all the heavy lifting and the only thing left to do is pick a favorite.

Both winning goals, our first is from last weekend, and our second is from a few days before that. We call them "tardy, but worth the wait."

Axel Witsel, who Zenit bought for $51 million from Benfica, is one of many great Belgian players currently plying their trade. The 24-year-old midfielder was the fulcrum in this gem during a 3-1 victory over Volga. Witsel’s one-touch passing on consecutive back-heels from teammates results in a nifty assist to Viktor Fayzulin, who put a cherry on this tasty team effort ...



Brazilian international Elias claimed this classic golazo in Flamengo’s 2-1 cup win over Campinense. That’s him beating a defender at the top of the box before starting his run.

The impeccable final few touches are hard to describe, just watch -- and enjoy …



1 comment
  1. Andres Yturralde
    commented on: May 28, 2013 at 10:04 a.m.
    Very nice. From Russia. With love.


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