Many have tried scoring from directly from a corner kick over the years, and few have suceeded. Hat tip then to Stefan Nutz of Austrian side Rheindorf Altach for this fantastic effort in their Europa League qualifier this week. And finally... is part of Fanmail, our weekly e-bulletin. Sign-up here.
Have at look at this truly ridiculous Fallon d'floor nominee Lucas Fonseca against Flamengo in Brazil's Seria A this week. Fearing retaliation for his waist-high tackle, Fonseca throws himself through the air in graceful fashion. And finally... is part of Fanmail, our weekly e-bulletin. Sign-up here.
It's 15 years this week since Ronaldinho looped that free kick over Seaman's head at the World Cup. That's enough of an excuse for a link to the greatest piece of showmanship in a warm up ever. Take a bow, Ronaldinho. Amazing... And finally... is part of Fanmail, our weekly ebulletin. Sign-up here.
The USA met neighbours Mexico in a World Cup qualifier this week. Finishing 1-1 the game got off to an excellent start with this fantastic long-range lob from Toronto FC midfielder Michael Bradley, who you may remember from a three game loan stint at Aston Villa in 2011. No? And finally... is part of Fanmail, our weekly ebulletin. Sign-up here.
Sad news came from China this week that former Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tioté had died from a heart attack aged just 30. During his 139 appearances for the Magpies he scored only one goal - you don't need us to explain the backstory, just enjoy it once more. Rest in peace, Cheick. And finally... is part of Fanmail, our weekly newsletter. Sign-up here.
Katarzyna Kiedrzynek had a rough match for PSG in the Women's Champions League final, receiving several knocks and a head injury during the match. The pressure was on though, as the match went to penalties... And finally... is part of Fanmail, our weekly round-up. Get it here.
Have you seen Fikayo Tomori's 50-yard own goal for the England under-20s at the FIFA under-20s World Cup this week? It's quite something and ultimately cost England the win against Guinea. If he can master missing important penalties, under-performing at major tournaments and miming Good Save the Queen badly he has a bright international future ahead of him. And finally... is part of Fanmail, our ...
Jamie Pollock? Lee Dixon? Tony Popovic? Peter Enckelman? The debates around the greatest own goal have raged on for decades, but their might just be a new champion to crown. Have a look at this effort from lower league Swiss football. Astonishing. And finally... is part of Fanmail, our weekly newsletter. Sign-up here.
You may remember Baroka FC 'keeper Mamelodi Sundowns making headlines last year after scoring an outrageous overhead kick. He's back in the news again, but this time for all the wrong reasons. Have a look. And finally... is part of Fanmail, our weekly round-up. Sign-up here.
We've seen many horrendous own goals here in And Finally... over the years. But is this one too terrible to be true? Have a look at this horror show of a clearance in the Ukrainian Persha Liga and make up your own mind. And finally... is part of Fanmail, our weekly round-up. Sign up here.