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Parma pulls off picture perfect free kick in Serie A finale
by Samuel Charles, May 22nd, 2013 4:35PM

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[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] Parma's clockwork implementation of an ingenious and devastating free kick routine generated a gorgeous opening goal in its final game of the season, a 3-1 win at Palermo Sunday.

Massimo Gobi came into this game with one goal in three seasons at Parma. The 32-year-old left back scored his second at Palermo on Sunday -- and oh what a goal it was.

Palermo’s relegation fate was sealed heading into this game, and with its visitors locked into the middle of the standings it was no surprise Parma broke out a free kick routine it had been toying with in training after a foul on the edge of the box in the 38th minute, but it was shocking how well it turned out.

A couple bells and whistles precede an unexpected pass setting up this absolute wallop by Gobi to double his goal total at Parma in fine fashion ...

  1. Andres Yturralde
    commented on: May 23, 2013 at 9:47 a.m.
    Nice and simple. Clockwork indeed.
  1. Ramon Creager
    commented on: May 23, 2013 at 12:52 p.m.
    Beautiful. But one has to wonder at what rate he nails that volley. 1 in ?
  1. I w Nowozeniuk
    commented on: May 24, 2013 at 11:36 a.m.
    Splendid free kick; "ingenious", not b y a long shot

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