Why Goalkeepers Shouldn’t Do Cruyff Turns (With Video Evidence)

Ollie Irish

22nd, November 2010


By Ollie Irish

There’s a very good reason why it’s called the Cruyff Turn – it’s not the Zoff Turn or the Shilton Turn. Here, Viking keeper Arild Østbø finds out why, the hard way. Arild is only 19 though, so blame it on the confidence of youth – but you can bet he’ll never try it again.