Martin Palermo – The HalfWay Line Strike -Video

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Boca Junior’s Martin Palermo scored an absolute beauty of a goal from the halfway line ala David Beckham.

And to think that this guy is in the Guinness Book Of Records for “Most Penalties Missed In An International”, a feat he achieved in the 1999 Copa America when amazingly he missed three penalties during his team’s defeat by Colombia in the 1999 Copa America in Paraguay. His first shot hit the goalpost, the second landed in the stands, and the third one was saved.

You would have thought that the coach would have had him stop at two….

But he has in a way redeem himself with this cracker:

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By Matt

Matt is the owner and chief-editor of the Footy Blog, one of the UK's leading football news blogs.