Defender Aaron Herrera scored an amazing goal from a distance for his American football team, “Real Salt Lake”, against the Mexican “Atlas” at dawn today, Friday, in the League Cup between the Major League clubs and “League MX” in North America.
And the accounts of the American League, Real Salt Lake Club and other sports accounts on Twitter circulated a video clip of the goal that Herrera scored by the midfield line from a distance of 70 yards (64 meters).
— MLS Español (@MLSes) September 23, 2022
The American defender received the ball in the middle of his team’s court from a pass by one of his fellow defenders, then hinted at the progress of the Atlas goalkeeper to shoot a surprise ball towards the empty goal, and advance to his team in the score with a goal to nothing in the 17th minute of the meeting.
The American League account commented on the video, “A goal from another planet, Herrera benefited from the distance provided by the Atlas goalkeeper and scored one of the best goals this year in the League Cup.”
In turn, the account of the Real Salt Lake team posted on Twitter, the video of the goal, commenting on it, “I’ve never seen anything more beautiful than this goal before.”
I’VE NEVER SEEN A MORE BEAUTIFUL THING 🌽🌽🌽 pic.twitter.com/IIw83mWg3h
— Real Salt Lake (@realsaltlake) September 23, 2022
Despite the beautiful goal that Herrera presented to his team, the match ended with Atlas winning 2-1 after returning in the match.
What a match between these two sides! 👏
— Leagues Cup (@LeaguesCup) September 23, 2022
AARON HERRERA SCORD FROM 70 YARDS AWAY 🤯🤯 pic.twitter.com/z3UosHKcks
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) September 23, 2022