Marama Vahirua Goal Video: Watch Incredible Juggling Strike vs. Le Mans

Josh Martin@@JoshMartinNBANBA Lead WriterNovember 8, 2011

Monaco may stink, languishing in last place in France's Ligue 2, but at least the Red and Whites have an exciting goal to hang their chapeaus on.

That goal just so happened to be an incredible juggling strike from just outside the box by Marama Vahirua, which also just so happened to be an 86th-minute equalizer for Monaco against Le Mans.

The Tahitian native received the ball with his back to the goal and carefully kicked it up in the air until he was turned around, at which point he fired a blazing shot into the back of the net.

Notice how the goalkeeper keels over in agony, as if Vahirua has shot him through the heart like John Bon Jovi.

Vahirua's victory dance—a series of digs with air shovel while on bended knee—isn't half bad either.

Thanks to Vahirua's brilliant bouncing effort, Monaco earned their eighth draw of the season, keeping the Red and Whites three points behind Le Mans...for 20th place in the league.

Then again, it's not as though Vahirua is missing much while on loan with Monaco. His main club, Nancy-Lorraine (which would be a lovely name for a woman in the mid-20th century, by the way), is mired in 18th place in Ligue 1 and, as such, could very well be relegated to Ligue 2 at the end of the season.

Oh, the irony.

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