Porto's 26-year-old Colombian striker Jackson Martinez is quickly becoming a YouTube star with his stunning shows of control and creative finishing like what he pulled off in the 10th minute of his side's 2-0 win against Sporting Lisbon. Controlling a pass with his knee while running backwards, Martinez set himself up for a backheel right in front of goal that he finished with grace and ease.
Just two weeks ago against Beira Mar, Martinez showed that he is also quite good at controlling the ball with his chest to set up an overhead kick that had a similar result.
And elsewhere on Sunday, Zlatan Ibrahimovic put his black belt in Taekwando to footballing use in a way that did not involve kicking his teammates by flicking in a corner kick with the outside of his foot for the first of his two goals against Marseille. And for his second, he blasted in this curling free kick from considerable distance...
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