Rodrigo Palacio scores with a beautiful backwards heel flick

Brooks Peck
Dirty Tackle

Sunday was Genoa striker Rodrigo Palacio's 30th birthday, so to mark the occasion, he scored a tremendous backheel goal to begin his side's 3-2 win over Lazio that day. In the 10th minute, the Argentine floated a backheel volley off a corner kick while running away from the goal, landing the ball gently in the far corner of the net.

Call it skill, call it luck, but whatever it is, it's the kind of goal you can watch on a loop.

Video via @PCoughter

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