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Watch: Welsh goalkeeper scores from his own box

Soccer - Welsh Premier League - Carmarthen Town

Richmond Park, home of Carmarthen Town (Photo by Matthew Ashton/EMPICS via Getty Images)

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It only took one day into the new year for us to see the unicorn of soccer goals.

Carmarthen Town goalkeeper Lee Idzi, of the Welsh Premier League, boomed a long punt from his own box that took a long bounce on the hard pitch and went over Aberystwyth Town FC goalkeeper Chris Mullock’s head into the goal.

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Amazingly, Mullock had scored a similar goal from a long free kick from his own half in 2016. Maybe this is a Welsh thing.

Anyway, enjoy the Welsh commentary and the goal below: