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And finally… the scorpion is back with a bang

This is a story from the FSF archive – the FSF and SD merged to become the FSA in 2019.

Aside from being pick-pocketed by Roger Milla at Italia 90 Columbian keeper René Higuita will forever be remembered for the scorpion kick. Rewind 17 years (yeah, that long ago) to 1995 and future Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp has literally hit a weak shot which Higuita saves in flamboyant fashion. Well now it’s 2012 and the scorpion is back.

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And finally… Captain Argentina

 This week Argentinian defender Martin Mantovani scored three goals in La Liga: two in the right end and one in the wrong one as Huesca beat Leganés 2-1 on the final day. Incidentally, Mantovani made over 200 appearances for Leganés previously but his superhero antics weren’t enough to save Huesca from the drop. 

And finally… slicey

Valencia beat Barcelona in the Copa Del Rey final this week with a 2-1 win at Estadio Benito Villamarín. Arturo Vidal had a chance to get Barcelona back in the game in the 55th minute, after the usual sublime skill from Lionel Messi, but the Chilean’s wild slice sent the rebound into row Z.

And finally… fortuna extrem

Echoes of Jason Cundy at Portman Road in the nineties with this week’s And finally – a truly daft goal from Extremadura’s Carlos Pomares against Cadiz in La Liga II – a block tackle on the halfway sending the ball 50 yards over the Cadiz keeper.

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