An American soccer player scored an incredible karate kick style goal to hand his side a dramatic last minute win

Published Oct 01 2020 at 10:15 AM GMT
  • ndance would have witnessed one of the craziest goals in recent memory in the form of Danny Barrera's last minute karate kick winner.
  • Hartford had blown a 2-0 lead against the Union and the two sides looked set to share the spoils as the ball rolled back harmlessly to Union goalkeeper Mitchell Budler in the final seconds of regular time.
  • However, as Budler looked to throw the ball out, Barrera, who was stood just outside the penalty area, flung his leg backwards in an attempt to block the ball.
  • The ball struck the his heel and looped back over Budler into the empty net.
  • What a finish, what a win! With a goal like this, @Dannyfb90 is without a doubt the @Cigna Man of the Match!#CignaMOTM pic twitter.com/TlnxBx218w " x-Hartford Athletic (@hfdathletic) October 1, 2020 Barrera, despite only coming into the game as a substitute in the 81st minute, was given the Man of the Match award for his spectacular effort.' "That man is a Ninja," said one fan one on Twitter, while another added: "What in the world have I just witnessed?! The Karate master!" The victory for Hartford moved it to the top of the USL Championship's Group F and to third in Eastern Conferences with one match to play.



  • Published Oct 1, 2020 10:15 AM GMT