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VIDEO: American kid fires in a serious banana kick

The reaction from the camera man is even better than the shot.


ROBERTO CARLOS HIT perhaps the most famous banana kick in football during 1997’s Tournoi de France, when he curled an incredible long range effort around the French wall and into the goal from long distance.

While this effort from an American youth didn’t actually find the net – thanks to the quick reactions of the goalkeeper – it is an impressive effort. The video is made all the better by the cries of “Oh, Jeeez” and “Holy smokes” from the passionate camera man.

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