From step five to Wembley glory for Morecambe star Carlos Mendes Gomes

By Adam Lanigan

PUT YOUR SHIRT ON IT: Morecambe’s Carlos Mendes Gomes, left, celebrates his winner from the penalty spot

CARLOS Mendes Gomes completed a remarkable journey when he scored the goal that sealed promotion for Morecambe in the League Two play-off final last Monday.
Mendes Gomes’s penalty in extra time sent the Shrimps into League One for the first time, and was a crowning moment for a player whose first experience of English football came in Step 5 of the Non-League pyramid.
That was back in 2016, when he went to pre-season training for the under-18 team at So...

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