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The Best Own Goals of 2013
by Samuel Charles, by Mike Woitalla, December 26th, 2013 9:04PM

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[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] There were too many fantastic own goals in 2013 to honor just one of them, so we deliver our seven favorites of the year.

A remarkable number of them came from goalkeepers, so we’ll start with those.

From Moldova, 18-year-old Milsami Orhei goalkeeper Radu Mitu was just 10 minutes into his first division debut when he gifted Rapid Ghidighici this goal …



Matt Turner of Fairfield University helped Iona to a 2-1 win in this manner ...



In the Netherlands, Roda goalkeeper Filip Kurto misjudged a Utrecht free kick and paid for it in embarrassing style …



Stefan Seufert of German fourth division Schweinfurt wins the long-distance award …



The best own-goal team effort goes to Xinjiang for creating the only goal in China's U-20 championship semifinal for Liaoning. ...



This powerful, close-range strike by Peruvian defender Renzo Reanos to Universitario.



Had Chivas USA’s Mario de Luna scored on at other end we’d be praising his poise and accuracy. (“I lost the ball in the lights,” he said afterward.) …



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