Dirty Tackle

Rogerio Ceni returns to Sao Paulo, scores with yet another brilliant free kick

Brooks Peck
Dirty Tackle

In his second match back from a shoulder surgery that kept him out for six months, 39-year-old Rogerio Ceni curled in one of his signature free kicks to help Sao Paulo to a 2-0 win over Bahia in the Copa Sudamericana. With over 1,000 appearances for Sao Paulo and more than 100 goals scored, Ceni will probably keep doing what he does long after all the statues of him have crumbled.

He's almost 40, he's taken his lumps and he can still hit the back of the net before scampering back to his own like a deer that just raided a hallucinogenic azalea garden. Pure class.

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