Although the 2013/14 season is just over two months old, we have already seen our fair share of spectacular goals. And some of the very best in league football and on international duty have come from dead-ball situations.
To score a great free-kick, a player needs precision, power, skill and no lack of inventiveness if they wish to elude the goalkeeper's grasp. The very best kicks will be rewarded with endless replays and homages in a celebration of one of football's most delicate arts.
We bring you here five of the very best set pieces this season from across the world of football.