To be fair, his goal was befitting of the praise that came its way.
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However, a reserve team player from New York Red Bulls may have just matched Messi’s supreme strike.
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Derrick Etienne, 17, scored a stupendous strike that has caught fire on social media.
He picked it up just inside Richmond Kickers’ half before skipping past a couple of flailing challenges before waiting for the keeper to commit and lifting it over him.
The goal in all its glory can be seen below.
Derrick Etienne, 17
Etienne is highly thought of at NYRB and with goals like this it is no surprise.
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