Video: Shinji Kagawa and Hiroshi Kiyotake play against 55 Japanese schoolkids

Posted by Chris Wright

At the behest of a Japanese television show called "Kyokygen 2013," Shinji Kagawa and Hiroshi Kiyotake (of FC Nurnberg) took to the pitch together to square off against a team made up of a little over a half-century of excitable school kids playing in an unorthodox and impressively fluid 0-0-52 formation in front of three -- count 'em, three! -- goalkeepers, all in the name of charity.

The chaos begins in earnest around the 2:00 mark, with Kagawa, obviously glad not to be starting on the bench for once, racing out of the traps to thrash his first goal of the season past the trio of tiny 'keepers after just 38 seconds ...


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