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One of the most fun little moments in a soccer match is a corner kick or free kick with the game almost over, and the attacking team either tied or down a goal. Their towering goalkeeper comes jogging up the field to join the fray, and the ball is pumped into the middle of literally 20 players where chaos reigns.

Usually, nothing actually happens. No goal is scored, the goalkeeper’s attacking presence isn’t felt, and the game ends. Unless the the play involves ADO Den Haag keeper Martin Hansen, of course, who may well have scored the Eredivsie goal of the season in the opening week of the season, to knot the game against PSV up at 2-2:


He could try repeating that 100 times and would never come close to succeeding.

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