World Football: Top 10 Classic Volleys

Ivan SoldoCorrespondent IISeptember 23, 2010

World Football: Top 10 Classic Volleys

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    How would you define volley in football?

    A volley is an air-borne strike in football, where a player's feet meets and directs the ball in an angled direction before it has time to reach the ground. A volley can be extremely hard to aim and requires good foot-eye coordination and timing.

    It is really hard to pick top 10 volley goals, but these are my  top 10 favorite volley goals and I hope you will enjoy watching it!



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10. Sammir (Dinamo Zagreb)

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    Match: Hajduk Split vs Dinamo Zagreb

    In Croatian eternal derby, Dinamo Zagreb Brazilian Sammir scored a nice volley after a great assist.

    Don't be surprised if you see Sammir in big club in next few years.

9. Tony Yeboah (Leeds United)

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    Match: Leeds United vs Liverpool

    A stunning volley against Liverpool.

8. Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)

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    Match: Manchester United vs Newcastle


    Special volley from great Rooney. That was really terrific.

7. Joe Cole (England)

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    Match: England vs Sweden

    Why not said the commentator?

    A brilliant volley from Joe Cole.

6. Paolo Di Canio (West Ham)

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    Match: West Ham vs Wimbledon


    A very special goal from Di Canio.


    Fantastic scissor goal by Paolo.

5. Ludovic Giuly (Monaco)

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    Match: Monaco vs Lens


    Wonderful half bicycle kick from Giuly. One of the greatest goals for sure!

4. Robin Van Persie (Arsenal)

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    Match: Charlton vs Arsenal


    I really don't know how to explain this goal.

    Really wonderful volley from Van Persie.

3. Maxi Rodriguez (Argentina)

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    Match: Argentina vs Mexico


    Fantastic goal by Maxi Rodriguez in overtime vs Mexico.


    One of the greatest World Cup goals ever.

2. Marco Van Basten (Netherlands)

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    Match: Netherlands vs Soviet Union


    Van Basten did one of the greatest goals ever in history of football.


    Van Basten is a true class!

1. Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid)

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    Match: Real Madrid vs Bayer Leverkusen 


    I bet you all probably knew that this goal has to be number 1.


    Zidane is considered to be one of the best football players ever.


    This marvelous volley was unbelievable!


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    Steven Gerrard vs Middlesbrough




    Hamil Altintop vs Kazahstan    -  amazing volley




    Eduardo Da Silva vs Burnley  -on of the greatest volleys ever!




    Gaizka Mendieta vs Barcelona