On the Pitch

Goalkeeper Scores One Of The Cleanest Half Volleys You Will Ever See In Epic Comeback Win

Three points seemed out of the question for 3. Liga side Ingolstadt as the league title contenders trailed 1-0 with only two minutes of stoppage time left on Saturday. Then came the craziest 70 seconds of soccer, which featured a goalkeeper goal and a last-minute winner to give Ingolstadt all three points.

Let’s start with what you came for: that gorgeous goalkeeper volley.

Pitch-Invading Dog Can’t Get His Adidas Boots On

Some of those new adidas boots are awfully hard to get on. Just look at this young Bolivian pup — we’ll call him Barko Etcheverry — trying to lace-up for his local Primera División side. 

The shoe wouldn’t fit, so he was forced to quit (after a period of feigning injury and rolling around the pitch).

How To Hit A Knuckleball

In this episode of Raise Your Game, The18’s own Grant Conybear shows you how to correctly hit a knuckleball. The general technique of a knuckleball starts with aiming to strike the ball directly in the center. Using the knuckle part of your foot, about where your laces are, approach the ball straight on and use a short backswing while striking the ball with a locked ankle and locked leg.

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