The 7 greatest scorpion kick goals ever
Sometimes things happen on the football pitch that leaves those watching in the stadium and at home speechless. Moments of impossible greatness that reaffirm football’s position as the greatest game on the planet.
Football fans were treated to two of these moments recently when Manchester United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored the goal of 2016 on the 26th of December against Sunderland, and then Olivier Giroud staked his claim for the goal of 2017 on the 1st of January against Crystal Palace.
Two scorpion kick goals within one week is more than enough reason to dig through the archives to pick out the most acrobatic and impossible goals ever scored. Here are 7 of the best.