Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Alves' classic pass evokes Sneijder, Cantona and Zidane
by Samuel Charles, April 5th, 2013 12:59AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  video

MOST COMMENTED

[VIDEO PICK: Magic feet] Dani Alves' sublime assist on Lionel Messi's opening goal for Barcelona during its 2-2 tie at Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday in the Champions League quarters had some calling it the best pass ever using the outside of one's foot, we investigate.

Alves terrorized PSG throughout, and the Brazilian's casually brilliant assist stopped traffic, leading the Guardian to find a murderer’s row of competition in the outside of the foot genre, each 30 seconds or less.

Apparently San Marino doesn’t always play England, because Wesley Sneijder’s beauty for the Netherlands came against the minnow in 2011 -- it's been viewed over 2 million times …



Eric Cantona made FIFA’s top 100 living players and the Frenchman is one of Manchester United’s greatest players ever. In 1996 he curled this sweet assist to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer



Finally, the beloved Zizou, a true master whose techniques have never been subject to the laws of physics. Zinedane Zidane swings his leg north; ball heads perfectly south -- news at 11 ...



1 comment
  1. Andres Yturralde
    commented on: April 5, 2013 at 3:09 p.m.
    The best outside-of-the-foot pass I ever saw came from Dunga. I think it happened during the 1998 World Cup, and it went from one side of the field to the other. It was unbelievable, but it didn't result in a goal. Sneijder, Cantona, and Zidane are all nice, but this week's pass from Dani Alves was just too exquisite. And the fact that Messi finished it off with a nice, clean touch makes it even more impressive. No comparison, in my books. Hey, maybe that little pre-game warm-up between Messi and Alves helped their cause... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQVvg9heZ08

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
MLS Injury Report: Timbers' Borchers out for season    
Portland Timbers defender Nat Borchers will miss the rest of the 2016 season with a ruptured ...
TV Report: MLS All-Star Game will air in Cuba    
The MLS All-Star Game will be broadcast for the first time in Cuba. MLS reached an ...
Crowd Count: MLS chases 2015 attendance record    
At the All-Star break, MLS clubs are averaging 21,429 fans a game, almost unchanged (down 0.6 ...
What They're Saying: Chinese soccer fan Netizen Liu Ningning    
"I don't mind spending money on the ticket, I don't have to watch the game, but ...
What They're Saying: Bill Edwards    
"As [head coach] Stuart [Campbell] said after the match, the officiating was disgusting. It was the ...
USL Rewind: Big crowd sees Cincy win River Cities Cup    
Drained by a busy schedule of league matches and a friendly against Crystal Palace, FC Cincinnati ...
NWSL Rewind: Goals rain down for Seattle    
The Seattle Reign, the two-time NWSL regular-season champion, scored a season-high five goals as it pounded ...
Video Pick: Giovinco aces two free kicks    
Sebastian Giovinco's hat trick in Toronto FC's 4-1 win over D.C United included two free-kick golazos, ...
NASL Rewind: Omar Bravo scores on debut    
Former Mexican World Cup striker Omar Bravo scored in his debut for the Carolina RailHawks in ...
MLS Talking Points: 'Hatred' seeps into New York derby    
The intensity of the Hudson River Derby took on a new level, rising with the midday ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives