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Two incredible skills and a scorpion golazo
by Samuel Charles, January 30th, 2013 1:43AM

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[VIDEO PICK: Magic Feet] All action Wednesday features the greatest clearance ever from Spain, Gareth Bale with the quickest roulette in EPL history and a Scorpion kick from Cyprus.

Today’s matinees don’t have much a story line, but they make up for by investing plenty in special effects. Two 30-second shorts, and a minute long feature, so bring your popcorn…

In Tottenham’s FA Cup loss on Sunday Gareth Bale, No. 11 throwing it in, beat two defenders from Leeds with a nutmeg and then a third with a roulette turn at absolutely blinding speed.

The cross needs work though ...



From Spain’s second division. Valencia II lost this game and 22-year-old Tano was eventually sent off for a second yellow card, but we always try to accommodate temperamental young stars that can steal scenes like the defender did this one.

And the award for best goal line clearance goes to ...



Ricardo Fernandes has played for 15 teams in several countries. The 34-year-old is now on Doxa Katokopia, where he may just have found his signature role -- as the Scorpion King of Cyprus.

From a 2-2 tie with Alki Larnaca, the Portugese midfielder’s opus in all its glory…



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  1. Kent James
    commented on: January 30, 2013 at 8:42 a.m.
    Excellent videos! Gareth Bale if fortunate that he's so skillful, because that challenge he avoided could have been a leg-breaker...that was ugly (and we are fortunate that his skill overshadowed it).


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