Sensational debut goal for Sejad Salihovic with this 40-yard free kick 7 years ago

Sensational debut goal for Sejad Salihovic with this 40-yard free kick

We know they say it doesn't matter how you score 'em, but this was a pretty memorable debut goal.

While a goal-line scramble or two-yard tap-in would have sufficed to open his account for Chinese Super League side Guizhou Renhe, Sejad Salihovic must have been pretty pleased with this screamer.

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No less than 40 yards out, he walloped the ball in off the bar with the 'keeper left for dead by the speed of the strike.

Salihovic, a former team-mate of Liverpool's Roberto Firmino at Hoffenheim, won't score many better goals in his entire career.

It was nearly a case of Frank Lampard's World Cup goal that never was, after the ball bounced out.

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But these eagle-eyed Chinese league officials clearly don't need goal line technology.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FgEVPYNN-s

H/T Football Highlights HD