Dimitri Payet Has Competition For Best Free Kick Of The Weekend
We all know Dimitri Payet is fucking ridiculous at free kicks, and he proved as much by scoring yet another screamer for West Ham against Crystal Palace on Saturday.
But we’ve scoured the depths of the internet and uncovered two more beauties that might just rival the Frenchman’s belter.
First, let’s just remind ourselves of Payet’s wizardry:
Here’s the fan footage courtesy of Jordan Tomlinson, and Jesus it’s good…
What a strike.
Chelsea loanee (one of 5,381) Lewis Baker was clearly taking notes, as he struck this belter for Vitesse Arnhem in their 2-1 loss to NEC Nijmegen in the Eredivisie:
However, former Celtic set piece master Shunsuke Nakamura proved he’s still got it at the age of 37, netting this screamer for current side Yokohama F. Marinos:
Not a bad weekend for free kicks!