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Two Goal of the Season candidates from Denmark
by Samuel Charles, August 12th, 2013 4:11AM

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[VIDEO PICK: Golazos] An incredible Marco van Basten imitation in the Danish Superliga on Saturday got outdone later in the weekend by a magnificent goal reminding us that not all bicycle kicks are created equal.

On Saturday, Esbjerg beat AGF Aarhus 5-1 at home, and the final goal for Esbjerg definitely fell under the scintillating variety. As its 22-year-old right back, Peter Ankerson, knifed into the area, chested it down, pivoted, and crushed home this beautiful finish from an acute angle…


On Sunday evening, FC Nordsjaelland’s 30-year-old striker, Morten Nordstrand, equalized in the 83rd minute at home against FC Copenhagen in this game that finished 2-2, but it was no ordinary equalizer.

We’ve all seen great bicycle kicks, but when you’re backpedaling on a 30-yard pass after timing your run perfectly, then laying out horizontally and scoring blindly in the only way humanly possible -- simply unbelievable.

This was just the fourth game of the year in Denmark, but this may already be the Goal of the Season ...



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