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Friday 13 December 2019

Video: LA Galaxy defender pancakes Robbie Keane during goal celebration

Robbie Keane gets bowled over by Alan Gordon
Robbie Keane gets bowled over by Alan Gordon

Robbie Keane's LA Galaxy team mate Alan Gordon ran straight over the Republic of Ireland captain after he had laid a goal on a plate for him.

The Galaxy were trailing 2-0 last night to the Montreal Impact but completed a fine comeback to draw level in the 64th minute when Keane expertly rolled the ball into the path of Gordon who had a simple task of bundling the ball home.

Gordon, with adrenalin coursing through him, ran straight into Keane Jonah Lomu-style before heading back to his own half.

After flying back from Georgia following a very satisfying 2-1 victory, this is the last thing Keane needed.

The game ended in a 2-2 draw. Here's the infamous celebration:

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