Randy breaks out a Cruyff turn against Zaza


West Ham keeper Darren Randolph decided to do a Cruyff turn on West Ham transfer target Simone Zaza. Raldoplh’s Republic of Ireland made the last sixteen after Italy lost 1-0 with Hammer Angelo Ogbonna in the heart of the Italian defence.

Randolph and Ireland will now face France and Dimitri Payet.

The Cruyff Turn is an evasive football move that was named after Dutch footballer Johan Cruyff. To do this move, Cruyff would look to pass or cross the ball. Instead of kicking it, he would drag the ball behind his planted foot with the inside of his crossing foot, turn through 180 degrees, and accelerate away from the defender. This feint was executed by Cruyff in the 1974 World Cup.

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  • aykay says:

    With any luck randolph will be able to do that in training to zaza soon! Lol

  • johnboy says:

    Zaza or sakho ?
    After watching zaza last night ! No contest ,
    Sakho all day long for me .juve are letting zaza go by all accounts , and he has not been a first choice all of last season, WHYdo we want him ???? Surely we should buy better than we have already , plus sakho has pedigree in the prem .
    No brainer for me ! Give sakho a injury free season under Bilic and see what becomes from it, also up his wages !!

    • MonkeysBellend says:

      I agree, johnboy. Zaza didn’t exactly shine yesterday. If Sak is only on £27.5k then it is hardly surprising he’s been po-faced. Isn’t he bound to feel unappreciated? Wouldn’t you if a co-worker was getting nearly 4 times as much for the same work?

  • Boleyn Boy says:

    Randolph did something similar in the final home game against Man U, can’t remember which attacker it was though

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