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VIDEO: France's Claire Lavogez scored a wonder goal at the U-20 Women's World Cup last night

Ridiculous build-up + unerring volley = outrageous strike.

THE UNDER-20 Women’s World Cup has been up and running for a few days now. It’s being held in various cities across Canada – where next year’s senior tournament will be played.

Last night in Montreal, France took on Costa Rica in their Group D opener and Les Bleus’ midfielder Claire Lavogez conjured a moment of genius to score her second of the game.
http://vine.co/v/M9l5MIZAqB5

The flick, the slick passing and the movement brings back memories of Jack Wilshere’s goal for Arsenal against Norwich in last season’s Premier League.
http://vine.co/v/MAIgT2rJQPv

But, Lavogez’s strike beats Wilshere’s hands-down. The technique, the accuracy, the perfectly-measured bend and dip. Magnificent stuff.

Afterwards, she told FIFA.com:

I don’t score too often. It’s just that, when I do, they tend to be spectacular.”

Today is a rest day at the tournament but on Friday, the hosts Canada are in action against Finland, desperately trying to bounce back from their recent defeat to Ghana.

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