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    Internet Buzzing Over 'Cats, Eliason

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Matt Eliason's bicycle-kick goal has surpassed two million views on YouTube in less than three days.
    NUSPORTSDOTCOM
    Matt Eliason's bicycle-kick goal has surpassed two million views on YouTube in less than three days.
    NUSPORTSDOTCOM

    July 9, 2013

    EVANSTON, Ill. - There is still plenty of buzz surrounding former Northwestern men's soccer player Matt Eliason and his amazing bicycle-kick goal at the Messi & Friends exhibition match last Saturday in Chicago.
     
    In less than three days, the YouTube video of his goal has surpassed two million views, countless national and even international publications have picked up his story and he was the No. 1 play on SportsCenter's Top 10 on July 6. In fact, Eliason mentioned to MLSSoccer.com (see podcast below) that he heard he was on the front page of Macedonia's biggest newspaper.
     
    Below is just a glimpse of the coverage Eliason and the 'Cats have received over the last few days.

    NUsports.com: Wildcats Shine with Messi & Friends at Soldier Field

    VIDEO: Eliason No. 1 Play on ESPN's SportsCenter
     
    ESPN's Pardon The Interruption: Impressed by Bicycle Kick?

    MLSSoccer.com: ExtraTime Radio Podcast with Eliason (49th minute)
     
    The Wall Street Journal: The Northwestern Alum Who Showed Up Messi
     
    ESPNFC: Ex-Northwestern U. player steals show at "Messi & Friends" with exquisite overhead kick
     
    Yahoo's ThePostGame.com: Amateur Steals Show at Messi's Soccer Game
     
    MSN.com: Eliason, Financial Analyst, Scores Goal Against Pros in Lionel Messi Charity Soccer Match
     
    NESN.com: Amateur Soccer Player Eliason Light's Up Lionel Messi's Charity Game with Sensational Bicycle-Kick Goal
     
    The Sun: Amateur Stuns Messi with Wondergoal
     
    Huffington Post: Eliason Scores Bicycle Kick Goal During Lionel Messi Charity Game
     
    Chicago Tribune: Messi's All-Stars Prevail at Soldier Field
     
    Chicago Tribune Photos: Messi & Friends at Soldier Field

    Chicago Sun-Times: NU great Eliason scores highlight-reel goal in Messi game
     
    Chicago Sun-Times Photo Gallery
     
    Associated Press: Messi & Friends Recap
     
    Daily Herald: Messi visits, but Lombard's Eliason puts on a show at soccer match
     
    The Score: Amateur upstages Messi and friends with spectacular overhead kick
     
    NBCSports.com: Lionel Messi upstaged by financial analyst's fantastic bicycle-kick
     
    BigTenNetwork.com: NU Products Play in Messi & Friends Exhibition

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