Twitter has spotted something odd about Ben Woodburn's goal for Wales

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We wonder how many times Ben Woodburn has watched back his debut strike for Wales against Austria.

Woodburn had been on the pitch for just four minutes when he scored a screamer to give Chris Coleman’s side a crucial win as they attempt to qualify for the Russia World Cup next summer.

To make it even more special, it was just seconds after the Welsh supporters had finished a rousing rendition of the 'Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau' national anthem as they were sent into ecstasy by the 17-year-old.

While Woodburn will have his strike on repeat for the next couple of days, football fans are also watching the goal over and over again. It was one of those moments that summed up how special football can be.

However, days after the goal was scored and thousands of them have noticed something rather odd.

What one fan noticed

Twitter user @Tomfoins87 tweeted: “For the life of me I cannot work out how the GK ends up on his back after diving.”

It was a casual observation but it seems that plenty of people agree with him. So far, his tweet has more than 4,000 retweets and 10,000 likes - as well as hundreds of replies.

Watch: Woodburn's goal

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Twitter reacts

And here is the reaction from the rest of Twitter who are still trying to work it out:

It’s all very strange.

After his dream debut, Woodburn took to Twitter to try and put into words what he’d just done. This is what he wrote:

Klopp wants to keep Woodburn a secret

While Woodburn will not doubt be loving the limelight, don’t be surprised if Jurgen Klopp isn’t exactly loving the media attention on his young player.

After he became Liverpool’s youngest ever goalscorer last season after scoring against Leeds, the German manager pleaded with the journalists not to heap too much praise on Woodburn.

“I’m really happy for him but the problem is I’m also a little bit afraid,” admitted Klopp afterwards.


“So quiet please. Only write ‘goalscorer Ben Woodburn’. That’s quite a challenge!”

But when a 17-year-old scores a stunner just minutes into their international debut to win a crucial match, that is always going to make the headlines - whether Klopp likes it or not.

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