The Most Amazing Soccer Goal Of 2010
By Wyatt Earp | April 18, 2010
And it’s only April. Whether you’re a fan of soccer or not – I am – you have to admire this piece of fantastic footwork put on by .
Inter Milan defender Maicon spectacularly broke a 0-0 deadlock in the 75th minute of Friday’s Derby d’Italia against Juventus with a superb display of juggling that he turned into a perfect volley out of the reach of Juve goalkeeper Gigi Buffon. A man up following Momo Sissoko’s red card in the 37th minute, Inter sealed the victory that put them back atop Serie A with a second goal from Samuel Eto’o in stoppage time, sending Juventus fans already demanding a refund on their season tickets into a slightly deeper depression.
After the match, Eto’o was quick to echo the immediate praise for his teammate’s display, saying, “I think Maicon scored the best goal of the season so far.” And it’s easy to agree.
The only thing it lacked was this:
The World Cup begins in South Africa on June 11th. *drools*