6 Most Incredible Players Who Have Scored From Direct Corner Kicks

It’s not often you see the footballing phenomenon that is a goal scored directly from a corner. Like a lunar eclipse or any Jesse Lingard involvement, these are seldom seen by mere mortals like ourselves.

Whether it is a fierce drive whipped in to the near post that travels through a sea of bodies, or a beautifully weighted curler towards the far stick, these goals are truly something to behold.

Today, we’ll look at the six players who have scored from direct corner kicks.

  • JUNIOR STANISLAS vs Manchester United

Bournemouth winger Junior Stanislas’ strike from a corner with the help if ragging winds of the south coast went past David de Gea and Anthony Martial into the back of the net.

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  • HAKIM ZIYECH vs Tottenham Hotspur

It was Chelsea vs Tottenham where the Blues were awarded a corner and Ziyech decided to take the matter himself. He scored a goal of the season contender with a classic corner kick at Stamford Bridge.

  • TONI KROOS vs Valencia

Kroos took advantage of Valencia goalkeeper who was arguing with the referee and swept a curler into the near post and into the back of the net.

  • RONALDINHO vs Lanus

The ball from Ronaldinho’s corner waved swiftly towards the near post and comfortably into the net as he was playing for Flamengo against Lanus.

  • DAVID BECKHAM vs Chicago

Beckham who was playing for LA Galaxy decided to whip a delivery towards the post from a corner only to see the ball into the net against Chicago.

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  • DIEGO FORLAN vs Fluminense

The Uruguayan striker managed a sensational comer goal strike against Fluminense. The ball went past the goalkeeper into the net.

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