There are very few things in football that garners the universal acclaim of a goalkeeper wheeling away in celebration having scored in the opposite box.
Such feats are rare, but they’re almost always special. While there have been a few freakish set-piece masters over the years who dabble in the art of goalkeeping, the special and rare sequences we’re alluding to always arrive at critical conjunctures, thus enhancing their magnificence.
Goalkeepers don’t foray into the final third for no reason. These are moments when salvation is necessary and desperation has crept in.
The act of the…