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Raul Jimenez is a scorpion

Are scorpion kicks ever not amazing?

Raul Jimenez is now a first team player for Mexico, which is a very good thing, mostly because Raul Jimenez tries stuff. In Wednesday's World Cup qualifying playoff against New Zealand, he tried an insane sideways scorpion kick. It almost worked.

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The excellent save by Glen Moss was all for naught. Jimenez scored with a header on the ensuing corner kick, scoring Mexico's second goal of the afternoon. Perhaps El Tri are turning a corner, but even if they aren't, at least they have a new star who's a lot of fun.

(GIF via @brocadfael)

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