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Top 6: Long-range overhead kicks

As you should well know by now, the last few weeks have brought us two quite dazzling overhead kick goals from outside of the penalty area, first from Zlatan Ibrahimovic for Sweden against England… …and then from Philippe Mexes for AC Milan against Anderlecht… In the spirit of wanton golazo-niness, here are six more examples […]

By Jonny Abrams

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As you should well know by now, the last few weeks have brought us two quite dazzling overhead kick goals from outside of the penalty area, first from Zlatan Ibrahimovic for Sweden against England…

…and then from Philippe Mexes for AC Milan against Anderlecht…

In the spirit of wanton golazo-niness, here are six more examples of long-range overhead kicks from recent times…

Gocha Tvildiani for FK Siauliai vs FBK Kaunas, August 2011

Michele Di Piedi for Sheffield Wednesday vs Sunderland, September 2001

Rivaldo for Barcelona v Valencia, June 2001

Mauro Bressan for Fiorentina v Barcelona, November 1999

Trevor Sinclair for Queens Park Rangers v Barnsley, January 1997

And one from beach football…

Amarel for Spain v Ukraine, July 2012

Do you know of any long-range overhead kicks that we’ve missed? Have your say in the comments section below…