Ten Amazing Overhead Kicks To Rival Wayne Rooney (Videos)

Chris Wright

14th, February 2011

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By Chris Wright

No wiff-waff, no spiel, just 10 superb ‘overhead kick’ goals to rival that of Wayne Rooney’s fantastic flying shinner against Man City t’other day…

In no particular order…

10. Ronaldinho – Barcelona vs Villarreal, 2006:

Back when he were fab…

9. Mark Hughes – Wales vs Spain, 1985

Not technically an ‘overhead’ kick, but Sparky still hits the mark-y…

8. Roger Boli – Walsall vs Southend, 1997

Look at that footwork!

7. Klaus Fischer – West Germany vs Switzerland, 1977

Gone Fisching…

6. Martin Caceres – Uruguay vs Holland, 2010

No-one said they all had to be goals!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrDy_PDXsIA

5. Trevor Sinclair – QPR vs Barnsley, 1997

The exact moment that our Trev (along with several thousand QPR fans) ‘peaked’…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2KeX7nhZRY

4. Mauro Bressan – Fiorentina vs Barcelona, 1999

25-yards out? No problem boss…

3. Manuel Negrete – UNAC vs Puebla, 1985

Four-touch wonder…

2. Marco van Basten – Ajax vs Den Bosch, 1986

The Dutch great doing what he did best…

1. Eliran Atar – Bnei Yehuda vs Maccabi Netania, 2009

A near-carbon copy of Rooney’s effort, only much better…

Any glaring bicycle blinders we’ve missed? Give us a nudge ‘down below’…

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