|There has been no better or more difficult goal scored in soccer. Yes, this Zidane goal in the Champions League final in 2002 is nothing like you will ever see again. Look at how high up in the air the ball is before Zidane strikes it on the volley. It takes tremendous skill, confidence and timing to score a goal like this.
Quote: “I have a need to play intensely every day, to fight every match hard.” – Zidane
Zinedine Zidane’s breathtaking volley in the final minute of the first half fired Real Madrid to its ninth Champions Cup title on Wednesday after a 2-1 victory over stubborn but outclassed Bayer Leverkusen. Zidane’s strike was the highlight of a final that had action throughout before 50,000 fans at Hampden Park. Take a look – just an incredible volley:
Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane played down his stunning strike that helped the Spaniards beat Bayer and joined fellow goalscorer Raul in praising the whole team.
“The important thing is that in the end we won,” Zidane told Spanish national television. “We’re the champions. It was about all the players, from both teams. I’m very happy and I dedicate this win to the fans.”
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