Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Sixteen passes becomes Slovenian artwork
by Samuel Charles, June 26th, 2013 12:15AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  video

MOST COMMENTED

[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] A beautiful team goal during World Cup qualifying early this month saw the visiting Slovenians produce a poetic passing clinic in their 4-2 win in Iceland.

This wasn’t exactly a high-profile matchup, although Iceland would be second behind Albania in this group if it had won this game, but great golazos can’t hide from Al Gore’s internet.

The best team goals often build up to a crescendo, this one starts as if on a slow boil, but once a couple direct passes spring the Slovenians into the final third its show time, which includes a back-heel to lay it off for the great finish.

The music accompanying this palate-cleansing passing exhibition comes from the same people who supply all the shops with yoga mats on the wall, which sell scented oils and eternal happiness. It goes well with hot tea ...



4 comments
  1. Miguel Dedo
    commented on: June 26, 2013 at 8:22 a.m.
    Thank you for providing clips of "team goals." I find them more in the spirit of soccer than the "one-person-goals" that are mostly what people label "great goals." For me, the team goals are greater.

  1. Jeanine Valadez
    commented on: June 27, 2013 at 4:27 a.m.
    I agree. Team goals showing successful teamwork, tactics (especially off-the-ball movement), and technical acuity are magic! Show more of these and we can use them as case studies for our American youth.

  1. Andres Yturralde
    commented on: June 27, 2013 at 9:38 a.m.
    Unfortunately, the music kills the spectacle here.

  1. David V
    commented on: June 27, 2013 at 10:58 a.m.
    Reminds me of Spain...


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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Youth Boys Report: Brazil edges U.S. U-17s in thriller    
The U.S. under-17 national team fell to Brazil, 4-3, in its second game at the Copa ...
ODP Boys Thanksgiving Interregional rosters    
[U.S. YOUTH SOCCER] Rosters are set for the annual U.S. Youth Soccer ODP Boys Thanksgiving Interregional, ...
NCAA Division I Women's Tournament Scoreboard    
[SCHEDULE: Friday] The NCAA Division I Women's Tournament moves into the second round at regional sites ...
NCAA Division I Men's Tournament Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Thursday] San Diego converted penalty kicks in the 89th and 103rd minutes from Keegan Smith ...
Toronto FC becomes sixth MLS club to launch second team    
[USL PRO] A sixth MLS club announced plans to enter a second team in USL PRO ...
A glimpse into the thinking of Sounders' brain trust    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] The closest thing any MLS club is to a European-style members club, like Barcelona ...
Ferguson named Honorary All-American    
[NSCAA] The NSCAA will honor Alex Ferguson as the 2014 Honorary All-American at the organization's All-America ...
Keane, Martins and Nguyen are MLS MVP finalists    
[AWARDS] Robbie Keane, Obafemi Martins and Lee Nguyen, who will all take part in the conference ...
Well, that's rather embarrassing     
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] During a scoreless tie with Lithuania earlier this week, Ukraine midfielder ...
Howard wins second Athlete of the Year honor    
[AWARDS] Tim Howard was voted the U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year for the second ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives