WATCH: Juventus youngster scores 50-yard screamer in ICC

Spanish defender Carlos Blanco scored from the halfway line in his club’s friendly against A-League side Melbourne Victory before the Italian side was defeated on penalties.

A friendly fixture between Melbourne Victory and a Juventus side filled with youngsters was never going to be one to raise pulses. But Carlos Blanco opened the International Champions Cup in style.

The 20-year-old central defender brought down a long, punted clearance from the Melbourne goalkeeper, a few yards inside his own half.

The Spaniard took a touch before floating the ball in the opposite direction, lobbing the stranded goalkeeper, and into the back of the net.

The game ended in a 1-1 with Melbourne winning the deciding penalties, but Blanco’s goal stole the headlines.

The original version of this story which was published by Serie A can be viewed here.

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