Barcelona complete UEFA Youth League win with soaring lob from halfway line

Brooks Peck
Dirty Tackle
(Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)


(Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)

Barcelona beat Benfica 3-0 to win the inaugural UEFA Youth League (a U-19 competition for all clubs in the Champions League group stage) in a match punctuated by a majestic goal from the halfway line scored by Munir El Haddadi in the 88th minute. It was the second goal of the game for the Spanish-Moroccan 18-year-old who has reportedly captured Arsenal's attention, and it made Benfica goalkeeper Graca look like he was trying to run down a Tiger Woods drive that floated down and landed in the back of his net. Watch...

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