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Video: Mexico advances to Under-17 World Cup final on bicycle kick goal in 90th minute against Germany

Mexico is going to the championship match of the Under-17 World Cup, thanks to this sensational goal by Julio Gomez in the 90th minute:

Mexico, taking full advantage as host nation, defeated Germany, 3-2, and will face Uruguay in Sunday’s final at Azteca Stadium (6:30 p.m. ET, ESPNU, Galavision, Mexico’s goalkeeper is Richard Sanchez, a California native who graduated from the FC Dallas youth academy and signed a homegrown contract with the MLS club early this year.

For FIFA’s video package, which includes Germany’s superb second goal, click here.

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.


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