Three of the best back heel goals ever?


31st, March 2008

Cristiano Ronaldo’s impudent back heel nutmeg against Villa at the weekend must be a surefire contender for goal of the season.

It takes a special type of player to pull of a move like that and the only other goals we can remember that have come close in quality have been scored from the illustrious boots of Thierry Henry and Gianfranco Zola.
Click through for a look at their efforts and let us know which moment of magic you rate the best…

With his back to goal and an even tighter angle to compensate, Henry still manages to nutmeg a his defender and score with a back heel against Charlton.

Zola’s darting run meets a cross at pace with a back hell that finds the back of Norwich’s net in glorious fashion.
Let us know which one of these three is the best back heel goal ever scored.

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