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Watch: Delran native Jeremy Rafanello scores golazo against Sacramento Republic

Rafanello scored his 4th goal of the season in USL Championship

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Take a bow, Mr. Rafanello.

Former Philadelphia Union Academy and FC Delco standout Jeremy Rafanello scored his fourth goal of the season for the New York Red Bulls II from waaaayyy out in a match against Sacramento Republic Saturday.

The Delran native’s goal didn’t have much an impact on the game — Red Bull II was trailing 3-0 at the time and the final was 3-1 — but his strike in the 62nd minute will not soon be forgotten.

Unsurprisingly, the goal has been nominated for the USL Championship Goal of the Week.

Matthew Ralph is the managing editor of Philadelphia Soccer Now / Brotherly Game. He's covered soccer at all levels for many years in the Philadelphia region and has also written for TheCup.us, NPSL, PrepSoccer and other publications. He lives with his wife and two young children in Broomall, Pa., but grew up in South Jersey and is originally from Kansas.

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