Man United goalkeeper Sergio Romero is a new World Record holder

Man United goalkeeper Sergio Romero is a new World Record holder

- Sergio Romero has set a new world record for scoring most goals from the halfway line in one minute

- The Argentine attempted to break the record alongside his teammates - Ander Herrera and Phil Jones

- Romero netted 20 goals in the process to smash a previous record of just five

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Manchester United second choice goalkeeper, Sergio Romero, is a new Guinness World Record holder.

Romero set an incredible new goal-scoring record from the halfway line in one minute.

According to reports, the Argentine was among two other Manchester United teammates to attempt to break the previous record.

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It is understood that Romero scored a staggering twenty goals from the halfway line in 60 seconds to beat the previous record of just five goals.

Phil Jones, who was also among the competitors in the title attempt organised by Manchester United partner, MoPlay, notched 19 goals, with Ander Herrera managing 14.

Speaking moments after the record-breaking attempt, Romero alluded to the difficulty of the challenge, saying: "I need some water and oxygen."

The Argentine shot-stopper currently deputises David De Gea between the sticks and has made appearances in the EFL Cup and the FA Cup matches.

He has been impressive whenever handed the chance, staging splendid performances against Arsenal and Chelsea in particular.

He also holds United record for the highest percentage of shut-outs in the history of the club.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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