Radja Nainggolan scores stunning goal in Belgium v Wales

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Radja Nainggolan scored one of the goals of the European Championships in Belgium's quarter-final tie against Wales, giving the Red Devils a deserved 1-0 lead.

It was a thunderous effort from 30 yards that left goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey with no chance. However, there was someone to blame, according to Rangers midfielder Joey Barton.

The controversial figure was quick to give his thoughts on social media following the super goal but, as seems to be the usual, focussed on the negatives rather than the positives.


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More specifically, he had a pop at Liverpool and Wales star Joe Allen who made an unforced error in the build-up to the goal, apparently giving the ball away whilst under little or no pressure.

You could also question the position he was standing in – about ten yards away – when Nainggolan sized up the howitzer.

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First of all, take a look at the goal:

Now, revel in Barton's world of misery:

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But before we could publish this story, Ashley Williams scored a famous equaliser from a corner. The Wales captain, who heroically played with a suspected dislocated shoulder for a part of the last game, leapt like a salmon to head home a goal that came against the run of play.

This game is on fire!

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