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Chievo’s Marcolini Shows Some Range With 45-meter Goal (Video)

by: JamieD On  Monday, April 18, 2011
Tags:  Bologna   Chievo   Italy   Michele Marcolini   Serie A   Soccer  

It isn’t often that a misplayed ball just inside your own half of center turns into a goal less than two seconds later, but then again, there aren’t many players with the accuracy and range of Chievo’s Michele Marcolini.

During yesterday’s Italian Serie A action, Marcolini was on the receiving end of an errant pass from a Bologna player, when he decided to give it a go from 45 meters away from goal.  That decision would prove to be a good one, as he delivered a perfect ball over the goalkeepers head and into the top corner of the net, giving Chievo the late 2-0 lead.  They would hold on to win by the same score.

Here is a look at Marcolini’s goal from long range.