Ibra's 30-yard cannonball vs. Anderlecht clocked at 122 km/h

Posted by Chris Wright

As he continues on his course to reach football's answer to Valhalla, Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored four goals in Paris Saint-Germain's 5-0 trouncing of Anderlecht in the Champions League Wednesday to put him one behind Cristiano Ronaldo on the UCL's top scorers list with six goals.

Now, one of Zlatan's quartet was a perfectly serviceable tap-in, two were worthy of being deemed thoroughly decent goals, but one stood out from the rest by a country mile: the Swedish behemoth's third of the night: a crashing, sound barrier-troubling cannon, hit first time on the bounce from all of 30 yards (via Reddit):

Whack! The sound you hear is the ear drums of everybody inside the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium perforating in unison.

Indeed, according to Norwegian media outlet NRK, Zlatan's almighty cannonball was clocked at 122 kilometres an hour (roughly 76 mph), and we're not about to disagree.

The man, as has been stated before, is a brute.


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