Shinji Kagawa scores solo goal against group of kids

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A couple of years ago, a bizarre video emerged of Shinji Kagawa and his Japanese teammate Hiroshi Kiyotake taking on 55 kids at a game of football.

We still have no idea why it happened, but it was entertaining nevertheless.

Fast-forward to 2016 and Kagawa, who plies his trade for Borussia Dortmund, has been at it again - only this time he didn’t have any help from a teammate. (Scroll down this page to watch the video).


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The video shows Kagawa taking the ball from the centre circle and dribbling down the left-hand side of the pitch, before drifting across the penalty area and producing a right-footed finish.

The young goalkeeper for Hyogo Dream Team really should have done better - the shot was straight at him - but Kagawa didn’t care. He’d just pulled a goal back to make it 2-1.

Video: Kagawa scores v army of kids

We’re unclear whether that goal was a mere consolation or the beginning of an epic comeback. All will be revealed, we suspect, when Kagawa’s film #ShinjiDream is released.

United failed to get best out of Kagawa

Kagawa, 26, has been back at Dortmund since August 2014 after he was granted permission to leave Manchester United by Louis van Gaal.

The Japan international struggled to produce his best form at Old Trafford - although it didn’t help that both Sir Alex Ferguson and then David Moyes played him out of position - only managing to score a disappointing six goals in 57 appearances for the Red Devils.

But he has rediscovered his form and confidence since arriving back at Signal Iduna Park, leaving United fans wondering what might have been.

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