When it comes to amazing soccer goals, some are scored due to pure luck and circumstance, while others are rooted in great skill and athleticism. And then some are a little bit of both; as shown by the tally above.
During a recent Norwegian Second Division match between Stabæk 2 and Moss, Moss midfielder Jon Andre Fredriksen collected the ball near midfield, just barely on his side of the pitch. Having apparently noticed that the Stabæk goalkeeper was cheating forward off his line a bit too greedily, Fredriksen decided to take his chances and loft a very long and very high arcing shot towards the opposition's net. Fredriksen's amibitious attempt struck gold, and led to a rare midfield goal celebration (most players run to one of the corner flags after scoring).
The match ended in a 3-3 draw. Moss currently stands in ninth place in their 14-team group (Norway's second division apparently consists of 56 teams broken in to four groups of 14 teams each).
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