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Oh my god look at this first touch from Christen Press. She doesn’t just expertly control a cross whipped into her, but no-look uses the outside of her foot (her heel?!) to gently drop the ball just a few feet in beside her to wheel around and smash home. It should be illegal to be this skilled and composed around the goal.

Here it is from an even better angle:


Press’s goal was the USWNT’s fifth, as they smashed Costa Rica 5-0 in their first game of Olympic qualifying.


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