Another Head for the Goal

by Nigel Assam

Back in September, Jone Samuelson made headlines for scoring probably the longest headed goal in soccer in the Norwegian league for his team Odd. Now, Ryujiro Ueda’s headed goal could challenge Samuelson’s accomplishment. In the J-League, Japan’s premiere soccer league, Udea scored for Fagiano Okoyama against Yokohama FC with this long-range header that made the goalkeeper scream in anguish at his mistake.