Never in my wildest dreams did I expect to watch Martin Skrtel run past four defenders to score an absolute worldy from 30 yards, but today is that day.

So thank you, football - for producing the weird and wonderful on a daily basis.

The former Liverpool defender, who wasn't exactly renowned for his 30 yard screamers during his time in the Premier League, managed to bag this wonderful effort for Fenerbahce on Friday evening.



Although the Turkish giants eventually lost to Konyaspor, Skrtel's effort will be the main talking point in an entertaining 3-2 scoreline.

The Slovakian looked as surprised as we did when he bagged a goal to make it 1-1 in the 20th minute.


Skrtel has made 17 appearances for the Turkish outfit since moving from Liverpool in a reported 5 million deal last season, but his time at Liverpool didn't end well.

Back in June last year, Skrtel pretty much confirmed that he was leaving the club in an Instagram exchange with his friend where he referred to Jurgen Klopp as a d*ckhead.

According to Liverpool fan site Empire of the Kop the conversation translates likes this:

"The first hashtag from poster pharrelski means "KloppIsAD*ckhead". #KloppJeKKT is short for KloppJeKokot. Kokot is slang for 'D*ickhead', or 'Dick'. (Essentially very insulting.)

Skrtel replies, claiming "Last hashtag is TOP", with a load of smiley faces included, before phrarreslki says: "Hope Jurgen won't see it."

Unbelievably, Skrtel responds: "Hope he does!"

Oh dear, Martin, but onwards and upwards at Fenerbache, hey.

Jack Kenmare

Back in 1998, Nicky Butt's typically wayward strike hit me right in the head. I proceeded to fall off my chair. I cherish this moment.

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