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Japanese World Cup star produces moment of footballing brilliance in Top League clash

BY Shaywaterworth  ·  Sunday Mar 14, 2021

Japanese winger Kenki Fukuoka scored a sensational solo try for the Panasonic Wild Knights during a Top League game against Red Hurricanes on Sunday.

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The 28-year-old Japan international got the ball on the half way line with very little room to work with out wide before pinning his ears back and unleashing his raw speed.

Fukuoka managed to beat his opposite number for pace on the outside before delicately chipping the ball over the final defender to score a sensational individual try in the closing minutes of the game.

The Wild Knights won the match 13-26 leaving them top of Conference White after three rounds and Fukuoka has earned 38 caps for Japan since making his debut in 2013.

The flying winger burst into life at the 2019 World Cup scoring four tries at the tournament on home soil, announcing himself as one of the most dangerous finishers in the world.

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