During his club team Everton's English Premier League match against Bolton, US National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard did the almost impossible-- he scored while clearing the ball from his own goal area.

But Howard didn't celebrate his unlikely strike, which flew 75 yards in the air and then took a big first bounce over the head of Bolton goalie Ádám Bogdán. And after the game, Howard expressed sympathy for his fellow net-minder:

“I let [Bogdán] know that I was feeling for him,” Howard explained. “It’s not a nice place to be. I’ve been there before, a long, long time ago, and that was why I didn’t celebrate.”

Bogdán shouldn't feel that bad, as he didn't allow in any goals from the players who are supposed to score, and Bolton defeated Everton 2-to-1. Watch only the fourth goalie goal in English Premier League history below.

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[via The Sporting News]