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The midfielder netted an absolute peach near the sidelines from about 30 yards out in Boca Juniors' surpassing of Corinthians in the Copa Libertadores last 16

Juan Roman Riquelme scored an absolute beauty to help Boca Juniors reach the quarter-finals of the Copa Libertadores at Corinthians' expense - but did he actually intend to score the cracking goal or was it intended to be a cross?

The Argentine visitors on Wednesday held a 1-0 lead heading into the last-16 second leg and Riquelme's goal after 25 minutes put them ahead against the defending champions.

Corinthians goalkeeper Cassio Ramos did not have a chance at saving the rocket from the veteran midfielder, which left the Brazilians needing at least three goals to progress to the last eight.

Paulinho's 51st-minute header levelled proceedings on the night but the goal was not enough to salvage the tie as the game ended 1-1 and the aggregate result 2-1.

Do you think Riquelme meant to shoot when he fired into the top left-hand corner against Corinthians? Or was it intended as a cross but came off far better than the former Barcelona player could have imagined? Vote in the poll and share your thoughts in the comment section below!

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