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GIF: Ales Mertelj Hits Sweet Volley for NK Maribor

PLZEN, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUGUST 20:  Ales Mertelj of NK Maribor in action during the UEFA Champions League play-off first leg match between FC Viktoria Plzen and NK Maribor held on August 20, 2013 at the Struncovy Sady Stadion in Plzen, Czech Republic. (Photo by Michal Cizek/EuroFootball/Getty Images)
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Michael CummingsWorld Football Lead WriterOctober 24, 2013

Ales Mertelj scored a sweet volleyed goal for Slovenian club NK Maribor away to Zulte-Waregem on Thursday in the UEFA Europa League.

With the score tied 1-1 in the 34th minute, Mertelj placed a perfectly timed volley into the side netting at the far post. The shot came off a corner kick.

The goal can be seen in the GIF below.

Here's another view, from behind Mertelj.

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