Free Kicks

Comoros Left-Back Goes In Goal At AFCON And Reinvents The Keeper Position

It would've been an incredible story by itself: The Comoro Islands, ranked 132nd in the world and with a population under 900,000, making its first-ever Africa Cup of Nations appearance and advancing to the last 16 to play the host and five-time champion Cameroon, but the stage at Paul Biya Stadium in Olembé became a global spectacle Monday when it was confirmed that Comoros' backup left-back, Chaker Alhadhur, would play as a makeshift goalkeeper because of injuries and C

Alexis Vega Es El Nuevo Rey De Los Tiros Libres En La Liga MX

¡Ufff! El gol de Alexis Vega vs Querétaro, ¡ufff!

La estrella de Chivas convirtió un tiro libre de antología ante los Gallos Blancos y poco a poco comienza a construir fama como un maestro del balón detenido. Cierto, no da para compararlo con Juninho Pernambucano o Leo Messi, pero la clase de su pierna derecha ilusiona a los Chivahermanos, quienes empiezan a verlo como un digno sucesor de Benjamín Galindo y Ramón Morales.

You Can Sign Roberto Carlos To Your Sunday League Team For £5 On eBay (Yes, It’s Real)

Sick of showing up for your Sunday League match with half your team hungover and the other half 15 minutes late? Tired of getting your ass handed to you by organized opposition in your local amateur league? Are you just over teammates who take free kicks with all the power and accuracy of a plastic bag blowing in the wind? Well, if you’ve got £5, you can change all of that — at least for one game.

Indian Super League Free Kick From Way Out Arrives Like A Bolt From The Blue

While you've been up to god knows what sort of merrymaking over the past 10 days, the Indian Super League has been providing us with the best goals of the New Year. If you haven't seen either yet, prepare to fall in love with the sweet feet of Jamshedpur's Greg Stewart and Kerala Blasters' Adrián Luna.

Game-Changer In A Can: The Foamy Backstory Of Soccer’s Vanishing Spray

"What is that white spray?" many fans wondered while watching the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Millions watched as referees used cans of aerosol foam to mark off 10 yards of space for free kicks, forcing defending players to stay behind the newly formed white line.

The spray disappeared from the turf within minutes, leading many to call it "vanishing spray." 

Since its invention more than 20 years ago, the foaming serum is now ubiquitous across major soccer leagues. But how did vanishing spray come to be?

Zlatan Scores His 400th League Goal With Bullet Free Kick

ROME — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 150th Serie A goal as AC Milan inflicted Jose Mourinho's first home defeat in the Italian top flight with a 2-1 win over AS Roma at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday to keep pace with Serie A leaders Napoli.

The 40-year-old striker rifled a low free kick into the bottom corner in the 25th minute to put the visitors ahead after a lively start, his 400th total goal in domestic leagues.

Gignac Hizo Las Travesuras En La Noche De Halloween De Tigres

Golazos y disfraces dijeron presente en el Estadio El Volcán, durante la victoria por 2-1 de Tigres sobre Chivas, en la Jornada 16 del Apertura 2021.

El equipo felino llamó a sus aficionados a celebrar Halloween en las tribunas y la respuesta fue fantástica.

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Leroy Sané Ends Bayern’s Frustrations With One Powerful Kick

Bayern Munich has been blowing out competition this season, scoring three or more goals in 11 of 12 matches coming into Wednesday, including eight in two Champions League games. But through 70 minutes on Wednesday, the German giants were scoreless. That is, until the Leroy Sané free kick vs Benfica. 

Sané blasted a marvelous free kick to break the deadlock and open the floodgates as Bayern poured it on late in a 4-0 win on Wednesday at the Estádio da Luz. Sané scored the first and fourth goals after his club had two goals denied by the VAR.

Très Magnifique: Gignac Llegó A 150 Goles En El Fútbol Méxicano Con Un Tiro Libre Salvaje

Pese a que los últimos meses no han sido los más brillantes de su carrera, André-Pierre Gignac continúa escribiendo historia en Tigres. Anoche, el francés alcanzó su gol número 150 en el fútbol mexicano y lo hizo con un tiro libre capaz de descalabrar mandíbulas, literal y metafóricamente. 

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