GIF: Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Scorpion Kick Fail for PSG

Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterDecember 7, 2013

ATHENS, GREECE - SEPTEMBER 17:  Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Paris Saint-Germain FC in action during the UEFA Champions League group stage match between Olympiacos FC and Paris Saint-Germain FC held on September 17, 2013 at the Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Milos Bicanski/EuroFootball/Getty Images)
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic caught everyone by surprise in Paris Saint-Germain's match against Sochaux in Ligue 1 by trying a scorpion kick—and not scoring:

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The Swede looked a little clumsy this time around, but given his recent record with scorpion kicks, perhaps it was just a reminder of how hard the technique is. PSG went on to win 5-0.