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Posted at 9:08 AM ET, 12/ 9/2010

Video: Independiente's Facundo Parra scores with a volley from sitting position in the penalty area

By Steve Goff

In the Copa Sudamericana finals, won by Independiente, Facundo Parra of the Argentine club gives new definition to a sitter by stabbing the ball into the net after falling to the turf:

By Steve Goff  | December 9, 2010; 9:08 AM ET
Categories:  Argentina, Copa Sudamericana  | Tags:  Copa Sundamericana  
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Lazy bum.

Posted by: Reignking | December 9, 2010 9:12 AM | Report abuse

Not sure which amazes me more -- that goal, or the height of that fence.

Posted by: Rand-al-Thor | December 9, 2010 9:20 AM | Report abuse

That would have been considered a "dangerous play" in the Arlington County house leagues of the early 80's.

Posted by: mercedeskk | December 9, 2010 9:50 AM | Report abuse

The new mayor, Vincent Gray, was at a social function I attended last night and I asked him about supporting a new stadium for DC United. He was gracious but I had the impression he doesn't get asked about that a lot. He mentioned he was going to try to get the Redskins back in town and asked if the teams could share the same facility. To be encouraging, I said yes. I suggest everyone contact the new Mayor's Office and lobby for a stadium our team needs. Hopefully our FO will get around to it.

Posted by: dclivejazz | December 9, 2010 9:54 AM | Report abuse

@dclivejazz: Thanks for asking Mr. Gray.

No chance, Lance could they share the same venue. I understand why you responded that way. Makes sense.

I find it amazing that DC politicians want to try and lure the Redskins back to the RFK site while the team's owner continues to wedge ever possible obstructed seat that he can into the house the Cooke built in Rajon (sorry about the spelling). They would have to give the city away to Snyder and then Rajon would have a monster stadium that would be empty.

Now that FIFA has awarded the WC to Quatar, maybe Garber will just stop with the crazy moving the season talk.The redskins would never go for it and with season overlap it would be a nightmare offsetting any revenues for both clubs involved.

More likely that the Ravens shared M&T for a season if Maryland decided to plunk the "change" to do that deal.

DCU & the venue situation hasn't progressed. Mayors change, county boards change, governors changed (in at least one case). Even owners have changed.

And the problem remains the same with no light at the end of the tunnel.

Oh yeah--that goal was some kind of filfthy.

Posted by: yankiboy | December 9, 2010 10:24 AM | Report abuse

That could be a goal of your lifetime in any game. To do so to win a Cup final is just amazing.

Posted by: Dancy1 | December 9, 2010 10:58 AM | Report abuse

I used to think sharing with football was completely impossible. . . but they pulled it off in Seattle.

Don't get me wrong, it would be *hard*--the gov't would need to be really clear about the terms under which United would play there (access to the suites on your game days, concession revenue, stadium design that works for soccer, etc), but it can be done.

And if the choice was between playing in a new, upgraded football stadium (one that starts improving by actually being rectangular) or moving to another town (even Baltimore), I think I know which option DC fans would take.

Posted by: stancollins | December 10, 2010 10:46 AM | Report abuse

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