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Seven-year-old footballer scores 'luckiest goal' after ball strikes his face

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Seven-year-old footballer scores 'luckiest goal' after ball strikes his face
Seven-year-old footballer scores 'luckiest goal' after ball strikes his face

This video shows the moment a seven-year-old footballer scored the 'luckiest goal ever' after the ball was smashed into his face - the looped over the goalie.Dad Robert Sedgley was watching his son Lewis from the sidelines playing for Tigers under 8s when the youngster found the net with a bizarre finish.He caught the goal on camera and said the crowd roared with laughter when the ball crossed the line.The unconventional header put the Tigers 5-4 up against Finesse before the game finished as a draw.Robert 43,, of Hornchurch, East London, said: "It was a wonderfully flukey goal.

Lewis chased down the ball and the goalkeeper has gone to clear it.

He then caught it straight in the face and it turned into a great header.

It just looped over the goalie and went in."If it hadn't gone in he probably would have cried as it did hurt - but he was over the moon."You can hear all the parents initially wince and go 'ooh' when it caught him in the face. "Then there was a big cheer as it bounced over the keeper and went in. "Everyone has just been laughing about it.

The fact I caught it all on video was even more comical."They are a great little team and have all been together from the age of five or five"Lewis actually scored two goals in the game, the other was a nice strike where he chipped the goalie.

But this one was so comical it has got all the attention."

This video shows the moment a seven-year-old footballer scored the 'luckiest goal ever' after the ball was smashed into his face - the looped over the goalie.Dad Robert Sedgley was watching his son Lewis from the sidelines playing for Tigers under 8s when the youngster found the net with a bizarre finish.He caught the goal on camera and said the crowd roared with laughter when the ball crossed the line.The unconventional header put the Tigers 5-4 up against Finesse before the game finished as a draw.Robert 43,, of Hornchurch, East London, said: "It was a wonderfully flukey goal.

Lewis chased down the ball and the goalkeeper has gone to clear it.

He then caught it straight in the face and it turned into a great header.

It just looped over the goalie and went in."If it hadn't gone in he probably would have cried as it did hurt - but he was over the moon."You can hear all the parents initially wince and go 'ooh' when it caught him in the face.

"Then there was a big cheer as it bounced over the keeper and went in.

"Everyone has just been laughing about it.

The fact I caught it all on video was even more comical."They are a great little team and have all been together from the age of five or five"Lewis actually scored two goals in the game, the other was a nice strike where he chipped the goalie.

But this one was so comical it has got all the attention."

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