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Roberto Carlos' magnificient corner kick
January 17th, 2011 8:22PM

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[VIDEO PICK] Roberto Carlos pulled off a gol olimpico -- scoring straight from a corner kick for Corinthians against Portuguesa.

Roberto Carlos, world champion with Brazil in 2002, is better known for his free kicks. But in the 2-0 win he displayed he's also a threat from the corner flag. …




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  1. Marilyn Oldham
    commented on: January 18, 2011 at 11:59 a.m.
    Nice goal, BUT there are two fouls on the play by an RC teammate. Note the guy who lets the ball pass under his leg and into the goal. 1) He is in an offside position and clearly was involved in the play. 2) Note that he left the field of play to evidently tie his shoe and re-enters without permission just as the kick is taken. Nice ploy, but not permitted. Such is Brazilian league play. This diminishes RC's nice shot. MO

  1. Mark Delaney
    commented on: January 18, 2011 at 1:18 p.m.
    MO - Get the laws of the game straight. Cannot be offside from a CK. Also the player left the field while pursuing the first ball and the CK was taken quickly thus negating both your points.


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