Newport County goaltender Tom King can boast that he broke a world record by scoring six-yards on Tuesday.
With a powerful release carried by the wind, the person who plays in the English fourth division has deceived the vigilance of his counterpart, the goalkeeper of Cheltenham Joshua Griffith, by a shot which traveled 96.01 meters.
” King officially broke the record for the longest distance goal scored in an official soccer match, covering the incredible distance of 96.01 meters “, Reports the famous Guinness Book of Records on Thursday.
The previous record dated from November 2013, already established in England, by the last rampart of Stoke City Asmir Begovic. It was then against Southampton on a Premier League scale and the victorious strike had traveled 91.9 meters.
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