1988-89 season had a dramatic ending- Arsenal and Liverpool, the two contenders, met in the final season round. Arsenal needed to win by 2 goals to earn the title, Liverpool needed that not to happen. Alan Smith’s header took Arsenal to 1-0, at the last min. in extra time, when its seemed all hope is lost for Arsenal, came along Michael Thomas and earned himself a place in football history
Juventus takes down Lanerossi Vicenza 2-0, in the last Serie A round for the season. Luciano Spinosi and Helmut Haller, scored the two goals for Juventus. The win keeps Juventus at the top of the league table and earns her it’s 14th league championship title. Another milestone in the club dominance in Italian football in the 70′ and 80′.
Fabrizio Miccoli kicks what looks like a safe bet for the “greatest goal for 2012” title. In the Serie A Palermo vs. Chievo match, Miccoli kicks an unbelievable volley near the half line, a high ball that went up and went down above Stefano Sorrentino, Chievo’s goaile, head, and into the net. Amazing, the way he saw the opening, when Sorrentino came out and that accuracy from that distance.
SC Geislingen, a football club who played in a local league (state of Baden-Württemberg), shows that everything is possible in football, when it takes out Hamburger SV, a Bundesliga (first football league in Germany) club out of the German cup tournament (DFB-Pokal), with a 2-0 knockout, in the first round.
Zaragoza vs. Arsenal, Cup Winners’ Cup final: 1-1 draw sent the two teams into overtime, in the 119 min. minute away settling the match in penalty kicks, Nayim did something quite unexpected with his right leg- from 40 yards, he kicked a high, very high, ball, that went up and down into Arsenal’s net. David Seaman did his best to stop it, but there was nothing he could really do.
Santos vs Coritiba, Brasileirão: Neymar, still the big ace in santos’ sleeve, goes to a solo mission. He gets the ball few yards from the box and goes in: passing 1,2,3 defenders, then the goalie and kicks it, the ball hits a Coritiba defender who tries to stop the ball, but finds himself sliding with it into the net. Another marvelous public display to the things Neymar can do with a football.
Min 36 into the Russian premier league game Terek Grozny vs. Kuban Krasnodar, Martin Jiranek, the Czech Centre back for Grozny, kicks it to the net, in what one of the most unbelievable goals for 2012. Standing near the half line, Jiranek goes all in and fires the ball up in the air and right into the right corner.
Flamengo RJ vs Fluminense, Campeonato Brasileiro Série A: In min 18 fred kicks an amazing Bicycle goal for Fluminense, leading the club to a 1-0 win. we should also say thanks to Flamengo’s defense who left Fredie boy wide open, like he isn’t a well known goaling machine. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-Vs00NLxBQ
2013 UEFA U17 Championship, qualifying round: The Serbian team showed some very cool tricking skills in the game vs Moldova. The Serbs make a corner kick, Lazar Marković, Uroš Radaković and Aleksandar Filipović run towards the ball, but all 3 players dummy it, and the ball gets to Andrija Zivkovic, who kicks it to the left. Very nicely done!
Schalke vs. Fürth, Bundesliga: In min. 48 young (just 19 years old) Julian Draxler kicks a worthy contender to the “The greatest goal – 2012 Bundesliga” title, goal. Draxler broke through the left wing and from 30 yards kicked the ball, with his right, high into the net. Schalke won the game 2-0.
Barcelona vs. Albacete: a young (17 years old) Argentine footballer makes his first steps as a La-Liga player, his name was Lionel Messi. In min. 45 match Messi scores his first goal for Barca (Ronaldinho made the assist) when he kicks the ball above Albacete’s goalie. few minutes before Messi scored another goal in the game, but was ruled out as an offside (and rightly so).
In the 2009 Champions league final vs. Man United, Xavi makes a skillful assist and kicks a high ball to the area, where Lionel Messi leaped forward and scored with a beautiful header, while van der Sar just stood there and watched the ball go into the net. Messi’s goal brought the game score to 2-0 and ensured the title for Barcelona.
Ipswich vs. Coventry, League Division One: Only 10 min. on the clock and Coventry fans led themselves believe their club will win the match, since the scoreboard showed 2-1 for the The Sky Blues. They were wrong. In one of the greatest upset i saw, At the last 10 min. Ipswich scored 3 goals and won the game 4-2.