schoolboy has become a global phenomenon after his incredible acrobatic
throw-in led to one of the most extraordinary goals ever seen in football.
were playing Irmo High in the South Carolina schools championship-deciding game,
and the scores were still level at 0-0 in a nervy encounter when Wando's star
player Brandon Buckholder decided to use his signature move after his team won
a throw-in deep in the opposition's half.
performed an incredible thrown-in that saw first a perfect run up followed by a
forward-flip that helped him fling the ball miles onto the pitch.
throw whipped into the penalty box as if it had been kicked in by David Beckham
- and Wando striker Hamilton Carlin was there to meet it with a perfect header
into the back of the net.
stunned players quickly conceded again as they were still trying to work out
what had happened, and Wando went on to win the game 3-1 to secure the state
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