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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 ...



3 comments
  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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