Watch Video: Blind footballer scores an amazing goal
21-year-old French blind footballer Yvan Wouandji, who has played for France in the Paralympics, scores a sensational solo goal on Friday in a game against a German team
French blind footballer Yvan Wouandji, who has played for France in the Paralympics, scored a sensational solo goal on Friday in a game against Germany.
Video footage shows 21-year-old picking up the ball in his own half and cruising past three defenders to fire the ball into the back of the net in a match winning strike against a German team.
Yvan Wouandji scores a sensational goal.
Moments after his spectacular goal, Yvan ran and celebrated his goal by jumping into the arms of coaching staff who responded gloriously.
Yvan Wouandji celebrating the goal with coaching staff.
In blind football the teams are made up of five player, four blind outfield, and a sighted goal keeper.
The game etiquette in blind football demands they remain silent as opposed to mainstream football so that players can hear each other and follow the ball.