Five of the greatest: Disallowed goals (3)

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Edinson Cavani


Barcelona defeated Napoli 5-0 in the pre-season Joan Gamper Trophy at Camp Nou in 2011 thanks to a second-half hat-trick from Lionel Messi. However, the game will be best remembered for Edinson Cavani's goal that never was.

With just 10 minutes played, Marek Hamsik nodded a chipped ball back across goal, and the Uruguayan striker sent a thunderous overhead kick off the underside of the bar past Jose Manuel Pinto in the Barcelona goal.

However, Hamsik had been flagged offside in the build-up, so Cavani's scintillating effort never stood.

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