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Passive offsides is confounding, Tranquillo Barnetta's free kick shows why

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The Professional Referee Organization got it right, but now they're getting it wrong.

There has been a significant amount of chatter about the Tranquillo Barnetta free kick, especially with the report from the Professional Referee Organization (PRO) that says the goal should not have counted.

Union 2-1 Orlando: Barnetta's stunner steals all three points

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The Union rise to the top of the Eastern Conference thanks to a perfect free kick from Tranquillo Barnetta.

The Philadelphia Union defeated a short-handed Orlando City 2-1 on Friday night. Tranquillo Barnetta's upper-90 free kick broke the deadlock late in the 90th minute. CJ Sapong and Adrian Winter scored for their respective sides in the first half.

Free Kicks

Powerful Wesley Sneijder Free-Kick v Arsenal

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Galatasaray's Wesley Sneijder pulls one back for the homeside against Arsenal tonight with this powerful free-kick which gave Szczesny no chance in the Gunners goal.

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Move Over Beckham Hakan Calhanoglu’s Got This

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Bayern Leverkusen's 20 year old Turkish midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu is a young guy to look out for in the future as he bends it like Beckham to give Leverkusen a 2-1 lead against Koln. He's also been nominated for the coveted Golden Boy award won in the past by Lionel Messi, Segio Aguero, Wayne Rooney and most recently by Paul Pogba but it must be noted Manchester United flop Anderson won the prestigious award in 2008 and Mario Balotelli in 2010 which hasn't worked out to well for them!

Joe Hart Let’s in Soft Xavi Alonso Free-Kick

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With Bayern Munich a goal and a man down at the Etihad tonight England's number one somehow contrive's to let the visitors back in the game letting in this rather soft Xabi Alonso frree-kick to make it 1-1 luckily for him and City Sergio Aguero got them out of the shite house with a fabulous hat-trick showing how deadly he is in front of goal right now.

Francesco Totti’s Rocket Free-Kick Not Enough to Beat CSKA (Vines)

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Francesco Totti blasted Roma ahead two minutes before the break with this free-kick which Danielle de Rossi made space for in the wall!

However it wasn't enough for a Roma victory with the homeside CSKA grabbing an equaliser with virtually the last kick of the game which you can also see below.

Superb Mile Jedinak Free-Kick Stun’s Liverpool Again (Vine)

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There was to be no revenge mission today as Liverpool visited the real scene of their title collapse last season.

Despite taking the lead after just two minutes through Rickie Lambert Liverpool were out fought again as Palace hit three unanswered goals for a deserved victory with Mile Jedinak's superb 30 yard free-kick worthy to grace any stadium on a day Yannick Bolasie was superb!

Portuguese Starlet Goncalo Guede Scores Stunning Free-kick v Denmark U-19s (Video)

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He's only 17 years old and like so many young Portuguese players showing any promise, is already being compared to Cristiano Ronaldo which can't be good for any youngster who could quite easily end up like so many on the scrapeheap conveyor belt!

Anyway here's Benfica's young attacker Goncalo Guedes whipping in a stunning free-kick against Denmark U-19s on Monday night in Portugal's 2-1 win!

Brilliant Yaya Toure Free-Kick v CSKA (Vine)

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Manchester City and Yaya Toure didn't get off to the best starts tonight at the Etihad as Toure fell asleep to allow a free header from Doumbia fly past Joe Hart after 2 minutes however Yaya made amends for it 6 minutes later with a brilliant free-kick which he curled over the wall and out of reach of Akinfeev in the CSKA goal 1-1.


Andrea Pirlo Scores Wonder Free-Kick on 100th Champions League Appearance

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Veteran Juventus playmaker Andrea Pirlo scores a trademark wonder free-kick to put Juventus 1-0 against Olympiakos on his 100th Champions League appearance! boom

Oscar’s Brilliant Free-Kick Against Crystal Palace

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Chelsea may have been without top scorer Diego Costa but the result was never really in doubt following Oscar's brilliant free-kick to open the scoring against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park yesterday.

Cesc Fabregas added a second before Campbell pulled one back late on with both teams ending with ten men!

Brilliant Ronaldinho Free-Kick in Mexico

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Ronaldinho currently playing his football with Mexican top flight side Queretaro scored his second goal in three games with a brilliant free-kick in injury-time last night however it was only a consolation goal as Atlas won 2-0. Not bad for a 34 year old?

Brilliant Steven Gerrard Free-Kick Against Everton

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Phil Jagielka scored the goal of the game in injury time to snatch a 1-1 draw for Everton at Anfield today but lets not forget Steven Gerrard struck a wonderful free-kick for the opener on 65 minutes getting it up and over the wall given inspirational US keeper Tim Howard no chance of pulling off any more heroics.

Unbelievable Alexis Sanchez Free-Kick Not Enough to Down Saints

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Alexis Sanchez opened the scoring at the Emirates tonight with an unbelievable free-kick after just 13 minutes in their Capital One Cup tie with Southampton.

However Ronald Koeman's men hit back knocking the hosts out on a scoreline of 2-1 to make it five wins on the bounce for the Saints not bad for a team who had their squad all most depleted from last season if you were to go by the very astute new coach!

Nico Kranjcar’s Super Free-Kick v Stoke Earns Harry Share of Spoils

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Nico Kranjcar scored a super free-kick two minutes from time as Harry Redknapp's QPR came from behind twice against Stoke to earn a valuable point at Loftus Road.

On-Loan Leeds Defender Giuseppe Bellusci’s Brilliant Free-Kick v Bournemouth

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Leeds United came from behind last night to beat Bournemouth 3-1 last night with on-loan Catania defender Giuseppe Bellusci scoring a brilliant free-kick to put the visitors in front, which could see the 25 year old getting a permanent move to Elland Road unlike what we thought after being sent-off and giving away a penalty on his debut!

Brilliant Cristian Lopez Free-Kick v Caracas

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Cristian Lopez bends in like Beckham to give his side Deportivo Capiatá the lead 12 minutes into first half stoppage time.

And I bet this is what most free takers want to do when standing over a dead-ball however few ever achieve their goal no pun intended!

Neymar Marks Brazil Comeback with Incredible Winner

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Captain Neymar made his first appearance since that dreadful back fracture during the World Cup and Brazil's now favourite Son didn't disappoint as he marked his return with an incredible free-kick winner that only a select few players can actually produce on a timely basis as Brazil beat Colombia in last nights International friendly.

James Ward-Prowse Free-Kick v Brazil

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Another Southampton youngster to keep an eye on for the future is England's James Ward-Prowse scored a brilliant free-kick against Brazil tonight in their Toulon Tournament clash which the holders Brazil won 2-1.

Colin Daniel’s Stunning Free-Kick v Morecambe

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Mansfield midfielder Colin Daniel scores this stunning free-kick as Mansfield beat Morecambe 1-0 at the Globe Arena in League Two!

Brilliant Juan Román Riquelme Free-Kick v River Plate

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35 year old Juan Román Riquelme scored this fantastic free-kick to level Boca Juniors game with River Plate before the visitors grabbed a late winner last night.

Vine: Lionel Messi’s Sublime Free-Kick Against Almeria Last Night

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Lionel Messi is no stranger to this site and either are his free-kicks but this was just sublime as his free-kick curls inward about two foot to creep in past the post and the unfortunate Almeria keeper as Barcelona kept the pressure on Real Madrid at the top of LA Liga.

Benfica’s Nocolas Gaitan’s Delightful Free-Kick Against PAOK (Vine)

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Benfica's Nicolas Gaitan scores a delightful free-kick against Greek side PAOK in the Europa Cup last night in which the Portuguese side ran out 3-0 winners.

Stunning Giovani Dos Santos Free-Kick v Real Madrid

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Goal dos Santos Real Madrid 3-2 Villarreal... by Bein2014

He seems to be around a lot longer than his 24 years suggest, but nevertheless despite being a flop at Tottenham Giovani Dos Santos has been showing signs of what Tottenham paid Barcelona £6m for in 2008, with this stunning free-kick against Real Madrid even if it was just a consolation goal.

Brilliant Wind Assisted Stephen Warnock Free-Kick Against Yeovil

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Former Liverpool full-back Stephen Warnock hits the winner from a brilliant wind assisted free-kick as Leeds beat Yeovil 2-1 in the Championship and celebrates like a boss.

Brilliant Rickie Lambert Free-Kick Not Enough to Beat Stubborn Stoke! (Video Highlights)

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Southampton 2-2 Stoke City 08.02 by ourmatch

Rickie Lamberts brilliant sixth minute free-kick wasn't enough to down a stubborn Stoke City who came from behind twice to claim a share of the spoils at St Marys today.

Following Lambert's opener Peter Odemwingie equalised after Charlie Adams found him with a wonderful long range through ball.

Funny, Laughable 55 Yard Free-Kick Scored in Algeria!

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Algerian league leaders USM Alger were made to work for their 3-2 win over fifth place JS Kabylie on Saturday.

And their plight wasn't helped by their keepers funny some would even say laughable attempt to save Ali Rials 55 yard Free-kick.

Stunning Kevin Mirallas Free-Kick Against Aston Villa (Video)

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Goal Mirallas Everton 2-1 Aston Villa 01-02-2014 Highlights by BeinGoal

Kevin Mirallas struck this fantastic free-kick just five minutes from time as Everton came from behind to beat Aston Villa 2-1 at Goodison Park today.

Stunning Oscar Free-Kick v Stoke

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Chelsea began life without Juan Mata today and instantly should why he spent most of the time on the bench with Oscar and Hazard ripping through the Stoke defence at will before Oscar scored this stunning free-kick to give Chelsea a 1-0 half-time lead at the Bridge.

Brilliant Nuri Sahin Free-Kick v Augsburg

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Nuri Sahin didn't make it with Liverpool but since his return to Borussia Dortmund via Real Madrid on-loan the Turkish attacking midfielder has bee a revelation and showed his unique quality with from a dead ball situation with this brilliant free-kick in Dortmund's 2-2 draw with Augsburg yesterday.

Horrendous Del Piero Free-Kick Down Under

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Alexandro Del Piero's Season has gone from bad to worse and here's the evidence!

Last week Sydney FC's Marquee player suffered the indignity of been substituted in the Sydney derby and his effort of a free-kick against the Central Coast Mariners summed up his season and his contribution to the game as a whole!

Super Gareth Bale Free-Kick v Real Betis

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Gareth Bale adds to Ronaldo's stunning opener with a brilliant up and under free-kick against Real Betis in which the keeper didn't even move. The more surprising thing about it is Ronaldo wasn't behind the strike.

Video: John Terry equalises for Chelsea against Spurs

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Tottenham vs Chelsea 1:1 John Terry by footballdaily1 Chelsea captain John Terry headed in his side's equaliser against Spurs. The centre-back got his head on the end of half-time substitute Juan Mata's beautifully delivered free-kick.

Video: Liverpool youngster Andre Wisdom sent-off for kicking out (Finland U21 1-1 England U21

Off the Post at related • 0 views Liverpool defender Andre Wisdom was shown a red card while captaining England Under-21s last night. The Reds right-back kicked out at a Finnish opponent right in front of the referee with 16 minutes remaining in last night's 1-1 draw. A free-kick had already been awarded against Wisdom when showing that his surname might [.

The Rest

Clint Dempsey opens the scoring with a sublime free kick

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After an exciting first half full of chances on both ends, Clint Dempsey finally opens the scoring with an excellent free kick from at least 25 yards out.

Unknown Romanian Player Mihai Alexandru Whacks in Long Range Screamer

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Il inscrit un coup franc de plus de 40m by Sport-Buzz

Pandurii Targu Jiu a relatively unknown club in Romania was treated to this long range screamer from Mihai Alexandru in a friendly against Poland's Bielsko Biala as both teams took advantage of their mid Winter break.

It's a pity the window slammed shut last night though!

GIF Sebastian Larsson goal vs Tottenham | Sunderland Larsson free kick video 2015

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GIF Sebastian Larsson goal vs Tottenham | Sunderland Larsson free kick video 2015 is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter

GIF Sebastian Larsson goal vs Tottenham | Sunderland Larsson free kick video 2015 is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter This cracking Seb Larsson goal vs Spurs (GIF BELOW) was one of the standout goals from around the league in the games played on 17th January, 2015.

Chris Brunt’s Awful Free-Kick Against Chelsea

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Chris Brunt's awful free-kick summed up 10 man West Brom's day at Stamford Bridge it ended up further from goal despite been hit from 40 odd yards!

Leighton Baines’ goals inspired by being dropped by Everton team-mate Leon Osman

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Leighton Baines says he scored his stunning free-kick double against West Ham in response to being left out of Leon Osman's fantasy football. Osman dropped his Everton team-mate after claiming that he wasn't bringing in enough points this season. Baines vowed that was about to change and he wasn't wrong.

GIF It: Swansea’s Ashley Williams kicks Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho in the nuts

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Now that everybody has stopped talking about Jonjo Shelvey, this GIF from Monday night's clash between Swansea and Liverpool has had time to surface. It shows Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho trying to get past Swansea defender Ashley Williams. The centre-back gets a flick on the ball but his leg is left dangling awkwardly in front of [.