American scores from inside own half on professional debut

LONDON (AP) — U.S. formative years crew player Charlie Kelman scored from within his fill 1/2 on his expert debut in England.

Playing for Southend within the third-tier League One, Kelman lobbed the Plymouth goalkeeper within the second minute of stoppage time. However it wasn’t ample to prevent Southend shedding three-2 on Saturday.

Manager Chris Powell says Kelman “used to be an right livewire for us and obviously he’s scored a nice aim.”

It evoked recollections of David Beckham’s strike for Manchester United from the midway line at Crystal Palace in 1996.

The 17-year-outdated Kelman tweeted as a result of the membership “for believing in me and giving me this opportunity at this sort of young age I couldn’t be extra grateful I gained’t stop right here.”

Kelman, who used to be born within the county of Essex come London, performed final year for the united states Below-18s.

After being known as up by U.S. Soccer, Kelman talked about “my dad is an American citizen and I lived available for six years so that’s how I qualify.”

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