Goalkeeper Strides Forward In The 94th Minute And Makes Magic

Rafal Gikiewicz scored the first goal of his senior career today.

A German second division match was the sight of one of football’s great rarities today — the goalkeeper goal. With visitors Heidenheim leading 1-0 in the 94th minute against Union Berlin, Berlin goalkeeper Rafal Gikiewicz strove forward for a free kick just inside Heidenheim’s half. 

After being played into the box, a neat little cutback eventually found its way to Gikiewicz, who towered over his marker and planted the equalizing header just inside the far post. 

It should come as no surprise, but this was the first goal of Cikiewicz’s senior career.  

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