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England's Eniola Aluko gives Lionel Messi a run for his money with brilliant solo goal

As equalisers go, this wasn’t a bad effort at all.

The English Messi?
The English Messi?
Image: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/Press Association Images


During their final group game of the Cyprus Cup,  Eniola Aluko’s stunning equaliser rescued a point for England.

After Anna Miedema had given Holland the lead midway through the first half, Aluko struck just before half-time.

The 28-year-old dribbled past four Dutch defenders and shot calmly past the goalkeeper to bag her 19th goal in just 27 appearances for England.

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