Adriano hasn’t had the most illustrious closing stages to his career but he was once one of the best strikers playing the game. Most notably for his time at Inter Milan and internationally, too, at Brazil, the powerful striker has scored over a 100 goals for club and country. Total Pro Sports takes a look at the top 10 best Adriano goals.
Getting ready to take the free-kick, a team-mate rolls the ball for Adriano to strike to which he does with a directed shot into the bottom left hand corner of the net.
In what turned out to be a brilliantly composed goal from the striker, Adriano takes the ball away from a sliding challenge before unleashing a powerful shot into the back of the net.
From around 25 yards out or so in a match against Roma with previous club Inter Milan, Adriano lets rip of an effort that was too powerful for the opposition keeper to handle.
In a match against Atletico Mineiro with Corinthians, Adriano runs on to the ball from a team-mate and then finishes with a great side-footed effort which found its way into the right hand side of the goal.
During his debut with Inter Milan, Adriano opened his scoring account via a bullet of a free kick against Real Madrid; the shot was too powerful and fast for the goalkeeper to deal with.
During a match against Udinese, Adriano showcased his individual skill by running from well beyond the half way line, taking on three defenders and then shooting a composed shot into the top right hand corner of the net.
In a match against Italian side Chievo whilst the striker was at Inter Milan, Adriano ran to the left hand side of the box's edge and then unleashed a great effort that swiveled in the air to the net's right side.
In what turned out to be another superb goal for his country, Brazil, Adriano holds off a challenge from an opposing player to which he then executes a side-footed bullet into the top right hand corner of the goal.
Adriano's free-kick taking ability was a major advantage to his game. The power the striker hit balls with was on an unprecedented level and for this goal the player shot a 30 yard or so free-kick that went into the top right hand corner of the net.
Known for his prolofic scoring record for Brazil, Adriano's goal against Greece in Confederation cup is one to remember for the striker with a stunning 20 yard shot.