Dusan Tadic Somehow Manages To Score In-Direct Free-Kick, Despite Entire Team Standing On Goal-Line

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Dusan Tadic Somehow Manages To Score In-Direct Free-Kick, Despite Entire Team Standing On Goal-Line

Ajax playmaker Dusan Tadic managed to find the back of the net from a rare in-direct free-kick against FC Midtjylland, despite the entire team being stood on the goal-line.

The 31-year-old made it 2-0 against the Danish outfit after 13 minutes, just moments after Midtjylland's goalkeeper picked up a back pass in the Champions League Group D clash.

After the referee blew for an in-direct free-kick, all eleven opposition players decided to stand on the line but it wasn't enough.


Tadic took a short run up and smashed home. You certainly don't see this happen very often.

Ajax winger Antony opened the scoring in the first minute against Brian Priske's side, but an 18th minute goal from Anders Dreyer means the Danish Superliga are still in the contest after a poor start.

Tadic's in-direct goal was the talk of the first-half, however, and it's no surprise.

When was the last time you witnessed an in-direct free-kick go in the back of the net?



In terms of free-kick specialists, Dusan Tadic does not find himself in our TierMaker list ranking the best modern free-kick takers.

Former Lyon and Brazil midfielder Juninho Pernambucano was named the best ever free-kick specialist, while Cristiano Ronaldo, Roberto Carlos and Steven Gerrard were labelled in the 'Overrated' category.

Image: Tiermaker
Image: Tiermaker

The full SPORTbible rankings are below.


GOAT: Juninho Pernambucano

World Class: David Beckham, Lionel Messi, Sinisa Mihajlovic, Andrea Pirlo

Underrated: Juan Mata, Miralem Pjanic, Thierry Henry, Sebastian Larsson, Ronaldinho, Gianfranco Zola, Morten Gamst Pedersen

Good: Gareth Bale, Didier Drogba, James Maddison, Kevin De Bruyne, Christian Eriksen, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Alessandro Del Piero, David Alaba, James Ward-Prowse


Overrated: Cristiano Ronaldo, Roberto Carlos, Wayne Rooney, Steven Gerrard

Bad: Mario Balotelli, Josip Ilicic, Alvaro Recoba, Junior Stanislas, Memphis Depay

Not A Footballer: Robert Huth, Camillo Ciano

Featured Image Credit: RMC Sport

Topics: Football News, Football, Ajax, Dusan Tadic, Champions League

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