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Five of the Best: Overhead kicks (1)

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Let's face it, there's not a single football fan out there who doesn't like to see an overhead-kick goal.

Requiring skill, athleticism, timing and a fair amount of luck, only the very best have been able to pull off this at times almost impossible skill.

So it was with great delight at GMF Towers this morning that this video of Ronaldinho pulling off a brilliant overhead-kick during training emerged - and it got us thinking; just who has scored the greatest overhead-kick goal of all time?

We've delved through the archives to find the top five overhead-kicks, and we think we've pulled together a pretty impressive list.

One rule: no scissor kicks are allowed - only goals from overhead-kicks the go straight over the player's shoulder. That means that brilliant efforts like this from Hugo Sanchez were not considered for the list. Enjoy and leave your own suggestions below!

 

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