There is nothing like a very good goalie objective, particularly in soccer. Cobresal goalkeeper Leandro Requena achieved that very feat in his crew’s 3-1 win over Colo-Colo within the prime Chilean league on Saturday.
In the 77th minute of the match, with Cobresal main 2-1, Requena lined up for a routine objective kick. Requena put a cost into his kick, and it carried nicely previous midfield.
With his crew down by a pair of targets, Colo-Colo goalkeeper Brayan Cortés was nicely out of his internet, and he began to backpedal as Requena’s kick drifted towards him. That’s when Cortés stumbled, and the ball went bouncing previous him and into the web.
Speaking with Radio Bio Bio, Requena mentioned the altitude of Cobresal’s stadium (2,400 meters above sea degree) performed a task in him with the ability to rating from his personal field.
“I wished to take the kick shortly as now we have finished so many instances at altitude, to attempt to catch the rival off guard and it got here out slightly stronger than regular,” Requena mentioned. “The very first thing I did as quickly because the ball left my foot was maintain my head as a result of there have been two gamers in a transparent place to counterattack and I noticed that it had gone lengthy. When I noticed the bounce made it tough for Brayan and it went previous him, I assumed the ball might go in.”
Not solely did Requena pull off a uncommon feat for a goalkeeper, however he might need additionally set a file for the longest objective in historical past. Guinness World Records is within the strategy of verifying the gap of Requena’s objective, per TNT Sports Chile, and it must be longer than Tom King‘s present file of 96.01 meters, which was set in 2019.
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