Scorpion-kick. meaning. (0) (soccer) A rare type of kick in association football where the player dives headlong so his body flies parallel to the ground in a prone position and quickly flexes his lower legs backward at the knee, so they resemble a scorpion 's upright tail, to kick a football passing towards his heels, returning it in the direction it came.
A Scorpion kick, also commonly referred to as the reverse bicycle kick, is a technique used in Football when the player dives forward. The move gets its name from the player’s resemblance to a scorpion’s tail while performing the kick. While throwing themselves forward, they would kick their legs overhead behind them, while arching their back.
“The scorpion kick is one of the more famous and daring moves in soccer history and I think that reflects one of the most daring, outlandish, creative and imaginative teams in the history of soccer,” said Jeff Zimbalist. The Two Escobars begins and ends with the story of Andres Escobar deflecting the ball into his own goal.
Scorpion kick. The scorpion kick, also known as a reverse bicycle kick or back hammer kick, is a physical move in association football that is achieved by diving or throwing the body forwards and then placing the hands on the ground to lunge the back heels forward to kick an incoming ball. Sports historian Andreas Campomar praises the maneuver ...
The scorpion kick is a new trick to the soccer world. It was created by Colombian goalkeeper Rene Higuita in 1995 against England, and it’s primarily a defensive move. It’s a difficult trick to master but it’s an impressive move to use in a game or simply for practice purposes.
On this day in 1995, René Higuita performed the famous scorpion kick in a friendly game between England v Colombia.The FA: http://www.thefa.comWembley Stadiu...
The big Swede bagged a scorpion kick for Paris Saint-Germain in a 4-0 romping of SC Bastia, bullying his defender and poking the ball into the far corner with his heel like Shawn Michaels.
Rant. It's baffling how in-your-face the scripting in this game is. It's like a slap in the face. My maxed-out Mbappe can't outrun Alba, maxed-out Messi can't outrun Dest, and maxed-out Van Dijk can't keep up with Ansu Fati ffs. All my players are sooo slow, the opponent plays Tiki Taka like Prime Barca, and none of my players are making runs.