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“Scoring a goal so good it makes you cry” – Twitter reacts to Jermaine Defoe being brought to tears following wonder-goal in Tyne & Wear derby

Sunderland lead Newcastle 1-0 in the Tyne-Wear derby following a sensational strike by Jermaine Defoe as he scored a peach of a volley, which flew into the top corner, on his weaker left-foot.

Signed in January for a large fee, Defoe was tasked with providing the goals which will keep Sunderland up and he is certainly on his way to doing exactly that with an unbelievable strike – on this weekend of sensational efforts.

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Defoe was visibly moved by the effort and seemed to be crying as he trudged down the tunnel at Twitter has been reacting with their own creative theories.

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