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Watch: New York Cosmos score outrageous halfway line goal from kick-off

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Former LA Galaxy midfielder Rafael Garcia netted almost directly from the restart...

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The New Yorks Cosmos aren't quite the attraction they once were, playing in the backwater of the National Premier Soccer League and without a Pele-level superstar in sight.

They do still have their moments, though...

That's Rafael Garcia (once of LA Galaxy), scoring his second of the game against the Brooklyn Italians.

Garcia had put the Cosmos ahead from outside the penalty area, only for the Italians to equalise.

Straight from the kick-off though, Garcia restored the lead immediately from (*NBA Jam reference alert*) "Way... down.... town".

Still: goalkeeper?

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