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Rabona in the rain from Chile's third division
by Samuel Charles, August 14th, 2013 12:11AM

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[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] An incredible goal in Chile’s third division that would’ve never seen the light of day before the advent of the Internet was filmed by a fan during an untelevised game.

On Sunday in Chile’s Tercera A, Deportes Quilicura of Santiago played at Colchagua in San Fernando, a city of 60,000 people in central Chile, founded in 1741 and famous for its rodeos. Those facts aren’t relevant, but it did make us wonder what we missed in San Fernando before people carried cameras.

Quilicura won, 2-1, on a muddy field, and the late winner by Gerardo Henriquez was truly amazing. It's difficult to appreciate at first glance with less than perfect quality, but slo-motion replays reveal Henriquez's genius.

Traveling at speed on the right wing, he performs a perfect rabona, surprising the keeper and finding the net. Watch as Henriquez brings his left leg around his right leg to score this sensational goal from distance ...



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