Top 10: Back-Heeled Goals

By now, you may have seen this astonishing goal by Erlan Mealla for Bolivian side Nacional Potosi the other day…

What better excuse for Football Burp to sift through a load of belting back-heeled strikes from recent times? Enjoy…

Zlatan Ibrahimović features twice in Football Burp's Top 10 Back-Heeled Goals
Ibrahimović... Heel feat again (Img: Ricardo Alvarez)

Cristiano Ronaldo for Real Madrid against Malaga, October 2011

Theyab Awana for United Arab Emirates against Lebanon, July 2011

(Tragic postscript: Theyab Awana was killed in a car crash just a few months later at the age of just 21.)

Matty Burrows for Glentoran against Portadown, October 2010

Zlatan Ibrahimovic for Inter Milan against Atalanta, May 2009

Zlatan Ibrahimovic for Inter Milan against Bologna, October 2008

Thierry Henry for Arsenal against Charlton Athletic, October 2004

Gianfranco Zola for Chelsea against Norwich City, January 2002

Nwankwo Kanu for Arsenal against Middlesbrough, April 1999

Roberto Mancini for Lazio against Parma, 1999

Alessandro Del Piero for Juventus against Borussia Dortmund, May 1997 (in the Champions League final, no less…)

Oh, and…

Kendi Kalesine for ? against ?, ?? (Can anyone fill in the blanks for us? Unfortunately we don’t speak Turkish…)