The goal of the day was scored in the fourth division of England football after goalkeeper Tom King beat the rival goalkeeper with a shot from his own frame in the duel between Cheltenham and Newport County.
It was the 10th minute of the match in League Two when the American nationalized English goalkeeper made a powerful goal kick who beat Joshua Griffiths to score the first goal of the game for matchday 23.
The video has gone viral on social networks due to the complexity of this target that It could not be avoided despite the fact that the ball bounced into the Cheltenham area; There are those who remembered Paul Robinson’s scoring for Tottenham a few years ago.
Newport County goalkeeper Tom King scored directly from his own enormous goal kick this evening to help his side draw with Cheltenham Town! pic.twitter.com/lEOz4VSi2i
– Sky Sports (@SkySports) January 19, 2021
That goal by Robinson was from his own court but in a free-kick unlike this one that came from the small area of the Welsh team.
The game between Chelteham and Newport County, which was played at Whaddon Road, ended 1-1 with Tom King as scorer for the visitors and Matty Blair for the home team, the teams marching sixth and second, respectively.