Xherdan Shaqiri scores brilliant overhead kick

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Xherdan Shaqiri has just scored arguably the goal of Euro 2016 so far with an outrageous overhead kick goal against Poland. 

The Stoke City man acrobatically struck the ball past Swansea City goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski from the edge of the box. 

Fabianski had been in wonderful form for Poland and it was always going to take something special to beat him during this tight Round of 16 clash. 


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It's fair to say that Shaqiri well and truly delivered. Unsurprisingly, as you can see in the video below, his Switzerland team mates went absolutely crazy as the ball flew into the goal. 

The game is now set for extra-time after Poland ace Jakub Błaszczykowski had given his national side a first-half lead. 

But Błaszczykowski's goal has now been completely forgotten and here is the reason why. Sit back and enjoy: 

With absolutely everything to play for, it looks set to be a tense final 30 minutes in Saint-Etienne. Switzerland will be praying for another piece of brilliance from Shaqiri, while Poland will be hoping star striker Robert Lewandowski finally produces the goods. 

Was it the goal of the tournament? Have your say below! 

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