Women’s World Cup: Norway’s Maren Mjelde Scores Beautiful Dinked Free-Kick To Deny Germany (Video)

Chris Wright

12th, June 2015

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By Chris Wright

Having well and truly obliterated Ivory Coast with a 10-goal rollicking in their opening group match, two-time women’s world champions Germany were frustrated by dark horses Norway in their second outing of the 2015 tournament as the two sides played out a cagey 1-1 draw on Thursday evening.

Germany went ahead after just five minutes when Anja Mittag swept up a fumble from Norwegian ‘keeper Ingrid Hjelmseth but were pegged back on the hour-mark in fine style when Maren Mjelde dinked home this cute-as-a-button free-kick to level the scores again…

How good does that look in real time? Honestly, the slow-motion replays just don’t do it justice.

What a beauty!