Video: Stunning backheel volley snatches draw

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Who is Shahriyar Aliyev? Few would have been able to answer that question before Thursday's Baku derby, but the Azerbaijani has seen his star rise dramatically after a stunning backheeled volley in the 2-2 draw.

With Baku trailing Inter Baku 2-1 in the Azerbaijan Cup, Aliyev equalised in spectacular fashion when he diverted a cross over the bamboozled goalkeeper with expertly judged backheel.

It was a goal or real beauty, and one Aliyev is unlikely to be able to repeat, even if his teammates served the ball up on a plate all day.

Watch the goal in the video above, and thanks to 101GreatGoals for initially posting this.

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