Ricardo Quaresma Pulls Off Most Typically Ricardo Quaresma Rabona Possible
Flair and skill are by nature a spectacular thing to witness when performed by a player, whether that is to get out of a tricky situation or outright embarrass an opponent.
When it comes to skill there are always the same names that crop up including Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar, go back a few more years and of course, there is Ronaldinho.
One name that is often overlooked is Ronaldo's Portuguese compatriot Ricardo Quaresma.
The 34-year-old has had spells at Barcelona and Inter Milan but has repeatedly bounced from Porto to Beşiktaş with small stops elsewhere in between.
Not content with hanging up the boots just yet, Quaresma continues to dazzle opponents with his skill for the Turkish outfit in the Süper Lig and Champions League.
Following Beşiktaş's fourth-placed finish last year they entered the qualifying rounds of this year's Europa League, in their main path play-off game vs FK Partizan Quaresma displayed his fancy footwork once again producing one of the most unnecessary pieces of skill.
After earlier nutmegging Partizan's Danilo Pantić and being subsequently crunched in a tackle, Quaresma felt it was entirely necessary to rabona-pass the ball to teammate Adriano.
As you do.
The veteran earned himself a call-up to this summer's World Cup in Russia and produced another signature trivela goal vs Iran, he clearly has something left in his locker.
The time Quaresma proved he was the king of the rabona
When in full flow, Ricardo Quaresma is an absolute delight to watch and he had us gawking again last night when he provided a wondrous rabona assist for Dusko Tosic.
The 34-year old isn't getting any younger but his technical ability is out of this world and he remains the king of the rabona.
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In the 2-0 Turkish Super Lig win over Kayserispor, the Portugal international set up the opener in glorious fashion.
He received the ball from a short corner on the half hour mark but being the flair player is, decided to avoid the simple left-footed ball in favour of an insane rabona cross to the far post for Tosic to head home.
It's jaw-dropping stuff. Quaresma is well and truly the rabona master - busting it out so regularly that the skill should probably be named after him.
The former Chelsea, Barcelona and Inter Milan winger has five goals and ten assists to his name this season and he's had us in awe with his outside-of-the-boot worldies and touch of the season contenders.
Keep doing bits, Ricardo.