World football governing body, FIFA, has hailed Nigeria international Joe Aribo, after he scored a superb individual goal against Villarreal in Saturday’s preseason game at Saint Mary’s.
The Saints lost 2-1 to Samuel Chukwueze’s Villarreal in the friendly as they prepare for the new season.
But the highlight of the game was Aribo’s goal which was the equalizer in the 64th minute.
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The former Rangers star collected the ball in his own half, ran towards Villarreal’s half, beat a couple of markers before planting the ball into the far corner.
And in its reaction, FIFA published a video of the goal, and wrote:”This goal excited @SouthamptonFC fans yesterday.
“Lung-bursting run from own half
Slalom style to rival best ⛷️ stars
“Take a bow @J_Aribo19 😮👏.”
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