bicycle kick


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bicycle kick

n.
1. A cardiovascular exercise performed by lying on one's back, extending the feet and hips upward, and moving them in a motion similar to the pedaling of a bicycle.
2. A soccer kick in which the player leans far backward and kicks an airborne ball in the direction in which he or she is leaning.
Translations
brassespark

bicycle kick

n (Ftbl) → Fallrückzieher m
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The frontrunner produced a majestic bicycle kick back across goal from the far post to convert Lewis Rankin's floated cross 11 minutes into the second half.
Mico had another opportunity to redeem himself in the 63rd minute, but his bicycle kick was picked by Shniena.
After his bicycle kick probably everyone wants him to stay," joked the manager.
Madhu Mohana fired a long throw to Safuwan Baharudin, who then headed the ball to Madhu for the bicycle kick finish from close range to give the Lions a 1-0 lead.
Ibrahimovic made his mark when he met a cross from Antonio Valencia (above) with an athletic leap and bicycle kick in the friendly in Gothenburg.
Neither scored on their debuts - but the Swedish superstar made a dream start to his new life at United with a bicycle kick of jaw-dropping brilliance in Gothenburg, just four minutes into his debut, to wow his homeland.
Switzerland equalized with an 82nd-minute bicycle kick from Xherdan Shaqiri to send the match into extra time.
Venezuela's Josef Martinez came close to scoring with a bicycle kick but Mexico goalkeeper Jose de Jesus Corona saved well.
Pele - born Edson Arantes do Nascimento - put the beauty into the "beautiful" game and pioneered the bicycle kick at a time when some professional footballers probably still rode bicycles.
If the bicycle kick was given, if the ball went in off the post rather than out, or the free-kick was a little bit to the side it would be a completely different story.
IN his sports column, former referee Jeff Winter asks an interesting question; "will we ever see a bicycle kick again?

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