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And finally… Joel’s in a hole

This is a story from the FSF archive – the FSF and SD merged to become the FSA in 2019.

Here’s a handy life-tip: look where you’re going. Coritiba’s Cameroonian striker Joel learned the lesson the hard way after he scored two goals against São Paulo then leapfrogged the hoarding (via @MarcSDuffy).

This news story was originally sent via Fan Mail – the FSF’s weekly e-bulletin. Join the FSF for free today from this link and receive all email updates.

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And finally… forever England

Have you seen Fikayo Tomori’s 50-yard own goal for the England under-20s at the FIFA under-20s World Cup this week? It’s quite something and ultimately cost England the win against Guinea. If he can master missing important penalties, under-performing at major tournaments and miming Good Save the Queen badly he has a bright international future ahead of him.

And finally… hard times

Katarzyna Kiedrzynek had a rough match for PSG in the Women’s Champions League final, receiving several knocks and a head injury during the match. The pressure was on though, as the match went to penalties…

And finally… memories

Sad news came from China this week that former Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tioté had died from a heart attack aged just 30. During his 139 appearances for the Magpies he scored only one goal – you don’t need us to explain the backstory, just enjoy it once more. Rest in peace, Cheick.

And finally… fast-kickin’, low scorin’

The USA met neighbours Mexico in a World Cup qualifier this week. Finishing 1-1 the game got off to an excellent start with this fantastic long-range lob from Toronto FC midfielder Michael Bradley, who you may remember from a three game loan stint at Aston Villa in 2011. No?

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