The Run of Play is a blog about
the wonder and terror of soccer.
We left the window open during a match in October 2007 and a strange wind blew into the room.
Now we walk the forgotten byways of football with a lonely tread, searching for the beautiful, the bewildering, the haunting, and the absurd.
Unless you’re a fan of Getafe fullbacks or inclined to keep a close eye on all suspect penalty non-calls involving Barcelona, you probably haven’t heard of Lucas Licht. But I don’t know. I have a feeling that after the next few minutes, you might just remember his name.
This is Lucas Licht, scoring the rare 9000-yard half-volley for Gimnasia La Plata in the 2006 Torneo Clausura de Argentina, and this is your historical goal of the week.
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by Brian Phillips · April 16, 2008