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Bayern Munich youngster Maxime Awoudja scored a wonder goal over the weekend

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Awoudja’s strike for the Bayern Munich reserves was absolutely brilliant!

Hamburger SV v Bayern Muenchen - Friendly Match
HAMBURG, GERMANY - AUGUST 15: Maxime Awoudja of Muenchen runs with the ball during the Friendly match between Hamburger SV FC Bayern Muenchen at Volksparkstadion on August 15, 2018 in Hamburg, Germany.
Hamburger SV v Bayern Muenchen - Friendly Match HAMBURG, GERMANY - AUGUST 15: Maxime Awoudja of Muenchen runs with the ball during the Friendly match between Hamburger SV FC Bayern Muenchen at Volksparkstadion on August 15, 2018 in Hamburg, Germany.
(Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Although the headlines from this past weekend were dominated by Bayern Munich’s 3-0 win over VfB Stuttgart, Maxime Awoudja of Bayern’s reserve team produced a highlight reel worthy of several looks. During their 2-2 draw with Viktoria Aschaffenburg in the Regionalliga, the 20-year old scored a wonder goal that put Bayern 2-0 up (at the time). He was a a good couple of yards outside of Aschaffenburg’s penalty area

Unfortunately for the reserves, they surrendered their two-goal lead and wound up drawing 2-2, but the point was enough to take them to the top of the Regionalliga table.

Have a look at the strike from Awoudja:

The match vs. Aschaffenburg was only Awoudja’s second appearance for the Bayern Munich reserves as he spent the majority of the summer recovering from a knee injury. In his return from injury, though, he was included in the starting lineup for Bayern’s friendly against Hamburg midway through August, which Bayern won by a score of 4-1. He was included in a relatively young starting back line alongside Derrick Köhn, Ivan Mihaljevic, and Rafinha.

Approximately two weeks before his call up to the senior squad for the Hamburg friendly, Awoudja signed a professional contract with the club through June 30th, 2021. Sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic spoke on his excitement for the 20-year old who has a bright future in Munich, where he’s spent the majority of his childhood:

We are very happy that Maxime stays with us. He’s a fast and strong center-back who has proven his potential in our amateurs and training sessions with the pros.