Connect with us
Advertise With Us

FOOTBALL

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia : Five Best World Cup Goals

Published

on

  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal 3-3 Spain, Group B, Sochi

Ronaldo had already struck twice in this early thriller between two European titans but typically he made sure he had the final say with a sensational free kick which fizzed over the wall and dipped down into the net, completing a hat-trick for the five-times world player of the year.

  • Ahmed Musa, Nigeria 2-0 Iceland, Group D, Volgograd

The striker conjured an outrageous piece of skill to control a cross into the area, sending it spinning into the air and leathering it into the net on the half volley to give his side a surprise lead, which he later doubled with another impressive strike.

  • Benjamin Pavard, France 4-3 Argentina, round of 16, Kazan

France were trailing 2-1 to Argentina and heading out until the relatively unknown Pavard caught sight of Lucas Hernandez’s wayward cross, leant back and struck the ball first time with the outside of his right boot, giving it irresistible top spin which took it beyond the reach of Argentina’s outstretched goalkeeper Franco Armani, putting his side back on track.

  • Kevin de Bruyne, Brazil 1-2 Belgium, quarter-final, Kazan

Belgium’s crucial second goal in their triumph over the five-times winners was sparked by a storming run through midfield by Romelu Lukaku and finished off with a deadly arrowed shot by De Bruyne into the far bottom corner, leaving Brazil on the rocks just as halftime approached.

  • Denis Cheryshev, Russia 2-2 Croatia AET (Croatia win on penalties), quarter-final, Sochi

Cheryshev had made a name for himself by fuelling Russia’s explosive run in the tournament and he delivered again with the most impressive of all his strikes to break the deadlock in their biggest game, skipping past one defender outside the area and just as two more approached, sent the ball flying high into the net with a scorching strike.

 

Advertisement
Comments

MOST READ

POLITICS2 hours ago

Party Registration Should Be Full Time Job For Another Body – INEC

Registration of political parties should be a full time job of another body, the chairman, Board of The Electoral Institute,...

United Nations logo United Nations logo
NEWS2 hours ago

UN Fears Safety Of Aid Workers As Terrorists Kill, Abduct 6

The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator, Edward Kallon has raised concern over the safety of aid workers in Borno and northeast...

NEWS2 hours ago

 Edo, SON Partner To Check Sub-Standard Products, Sensitise Artisans

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will collaborate with the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON)...

NEWS3 hours ago

el-Rufai Swears-In Head Of Service, Chief Of Staff, Others

Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has on friday sworn-in Head of service, Chief Of Staff, Principal Private Secretary, and...

NEWS3 hours ago

World International Day For Justice: Obaseki Harps On Stiffer Measures To Curb Trafficking, Punish Perpetrators

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said there is need for a stronger collaboration among international actors to...

NEWS3 hours ago

SUBEB Staff In ‘Soup’ Over Employment Racket In C/River

An employee with the Cross River Universal Basic Education Board (CR- SUBEB), Mr. Ikwa Bassey has been suspended by the...

NEWS3 hours ago

Plateau Govt Tasks Parents On Immunisation Of Children Below 5 Years

The Plateau Government on Saturday urged parents and guardians to ensure that all children below the age of five are...

Advertisement

MOST POPULAR

%d bloggers like this: