For all the space soccer has carved out as a mainstream sport in the United States, there are still plenty of holdouts clinging to worn-out cliches about how soccer is boring and that there isn’t enough scoring.
To those people, Division III Augsburg’s Christian Metzger has this response: A goal he scored just six seconds into the Auggies’ match Monday against Martin Luther.
Two teammates lightly touched the ball to start the match before Metzger blasted a shot from midfield that caught the Martin Luther keeper off guard and too far out of his net. The ball sailed in untouched for a 1-0 lead in an eventual 6-0 victory.
But don’t take my word for it. Here is the video of the perfectly placed shot:
— Augsburg Athletics (@AugsburgAuggies) October 17, 2017