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Typically, highlight-reel goals feature dazzling dribbling, sprinting across the pitch, sharp passes, and defender fake-outs to get the ball into the net.
But this time, one player from Brazil decided to do the exact opposite for his score.
With the game tied 1-1 in the 40th minute, Comercial’s Mirrai took the first touch at kickoff—and the put the ball directly into the net, right over the head of the Catanduvense goalie:
The goal propelled Comercial to a 4-1 victory and gave Mirrai a highlight he can celebrate for the rest of his career.