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

    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 (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. 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? 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 Amateur Steals Show at Messi's Soccer Game
 Eliason, Financial Analyst, Scores Goal Against Pros in Lionel Messi Charity Soccer Match
 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
 Lionel Messi upstaged by financial analyst's fantastic bicycle-kick
 NU Products Play in Messi & Friends Exhibition


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