24 hours ago not many people, even football snobs, knew of the term rabona. That is because it has to be the hardest kick you can perform. Stretching your kicking leg around behind your propping leg is massively tricky, and that is why Lamela’s effort was remarkable.
Its name, which is Spanish for skipping school, would indicate it does not get the respect it deserves.
So, in case you missed it yesterday, or feel you need to see it again to get your head around how he managed the goal, here it is.
One thing though; don’t try that at home. It hurts your shins.