‘Olympic goal‘ – The name given to a goal scored directly from a corner kick. Doesn’t happen too often, only one such goal has been scored in all world cups.
First man to score such a goal at international level was Argentina’s Cesareo Onzari in a 2-1 win over Uruguay in 1924. (Uruguayans claim he was assisted by the wind, Argentines say it was all about his technique. Different perspectives understandably)
But the man who has scored the most number of goals directly from corners is Turkish striker, Sukru Gulesin. He scored a mind bending 32 Olympic goals during his career and made it into the Guinness Book of Records. Bend it like Beckham? Curve it like Sukru.
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