The ‘Switch Kick’ Penalty Is Not New – Jorge Reinoso Did It First, In 1991

Ollie Irish

29th, July 2010


By Ollie Irish

Everyone went nuts for Ezequiel Calvente’s switch-hit penalty, but of course he wasn’t the first to pull it off. Argentine forward Jorge Reinoso did it in 1991, whilst playing for Racing Avellaneda in a playoff against Boca Juniors. And no doubt it’s been done off camera on other occasions.

Thierry Henry goofing around with a couple of switch kicks in a warm-up, back in his Arsenal days:

Did he do it on purpose? Yes, Lovejoy, of course he fucking did it on purpose. Duh.

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  1. deckard says:

    the quality of the clip is so poor you’d think it was 1971.

  2. PhilandoTorres says:

    Lovejoy is the worst human being of all time. Of ALL TIME.

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