World of Sport

  • Wizard conjures impossible miss

    It takes a couple of views before you realise the sheer grandeur of this miss by Kansas City Wizards striker Kei Kamara, who could be on the yellow brick road to the dole office after this.

    With the game scoreless in an MLS game against LA Galaxy, the ball is deflected onto the post by Galaxy keeper Donovan Ricketts and bounces across the line.

    Judging by the way the ball is spinning, it might be going in anyway but Kamara arrives to deliver the finishing touch from inches out, but he kicks over the top of the ball, only grazing it slightly.

    He then compounds his error by slipping over and

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  • ‘Tandem’ kick in Argentina

    Here is one for the dubious goals panel; a remarkable double overhead kick for Gimnasia La Plata against Boca Juniors in the Argentine league.

    As the ball loops up off a defender, Sebastian Romero (on the left) and Marco Perez both have the same idea, and the combined force of their joint volley carries the ball into the Boca net.

    We're not sure what to call this, but we'll go for a 'tandem' since it was a two-man bicycle kick.

    After forensic examination, the goal was awarded to Perez, but we think the pair should have taken half a goal each.

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