Fabulous Fornals reveals his scorpion kick feelings


Amazing Pablo Fornals scorpion kick goal

The Hammers are scoring goals again and the last two or three has seen shots which have sent us into delight and amazement.

First came the remarkable effort from Declan Rice to hammer home a superb effort against Gent which was quickly described as the goal of the season.

It was followed by another from Mikey Antonio when his solo effort from inside the Gent half ended with him smashing home a fabulous strike.

On to yesterday and the rapidly improving Lucas Paqueta rose high to head home a thumping goal against Bournemouth.

Pablo Fornals scorpion kick goal

But then came surely the best of the lot with Pablo Fornals scorpion kick goal which propelled the Hammers into a 4-0 score line.

The Spain midfielder has had to be patient this season as he has awaited his chances to play a part in the Hammers’ dual aims of achieving Premier League safety and lifting European silverware.

Fornals twisted his body with impressive athleticism to stretch back and reach Jarrod Bowen’s cross with a flicked heel to ‘Scorpion kick’ the ball past a stunned Neto in the home goal and complete a welcome rout at Vitality Stadium.

And afterwards he was in tears before telling West Ham TV:” It was a beautiful moment!

When you have a chance like that, you just need a bit of luck – the ball bounced, the ‘keeper took a step to the other side and it went in. Everything was good in that moment, so thank God for that.

Not having so many minutes, I’m trying to improve my finishing, so I was really happy and really lucky to score that beautiful goal.”

By Hughie Southon

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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