Goals Of The Week: Brace-Of-The-Century Edition

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - FEBRUARY 29: Lasse Schone of Denmark in action during the International Friendly between Denmark and Russia at Parken Stadium on February 29, 2012 in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

This week's edition features a sensational double from Ligue 1, a match-winning overhead kick, and a brilliant team goal from Ajax.

There might have been better goals scored overall this week, but this edition features a spectacular match-winning brace in Ligue 1 so good it makes Papiss Cisse's double from last season look like a pair of tap-ins. Sit back and enjoy.

Note: For #4, #3, and #1, you'll have to click the link to watch on Youtube to see the goals. It's worth it.

5. Carlos Ruiz, Antigua and Barbuda Vs. GUATEMALA

This strike, excellent though it is, only gets in at number five this week. Despite that, it does win the prize for most underwhelming commentary. He's like the anti-Ray Hudson.

4. Alain Traore, Rennes Vs. LORIENT

When you're away from home and down to ten, then nine men, you need something special. This week for Lorient, Alain Traore was that something, first with this opener...

3. Alain Traore again, Rennes Vs. LORIENT

...and then with this incredible free-kick to win the game.

2. Lasse Schone, AJAX Vs. RKC Waalwijk

Normally, a 'great build-up' implies that whoever scores won't have to blast it into the top corner from 20 yards out. This goal, via Christian Eriksen and Lasse Schone, is an exception.

1: Thierry Doubai, St. Etienne Vs. SOCHAUX

Match-winning overhead kicks always go to the front of the queue, and this was one of the very best.

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