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Watch teammate of Nigerian star score Messi-like goal

Naija Players Abroad By: Olakunle Brown | 14/03/2017


Yuya Kubo, teammate of Super Eagles defender, William Troost-Ekong at Gent scored a Lionel Messi-like goal in their 3-0 win over Mechelen in the Belgian Jupiler league.

The 23-year-old Japanese international picked up the ball from midfield and dribbled through a sea of legs before placing the ball beyond the goalkeeper for a fantastic opener.

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He said after the game: "We have a strong team, I knew we were able to do this."

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