There are few types of goal that are greater appreciated than the Thunderbastard, a thudding strike from distance that threatens to destroy all in its wake before finding its way into the back of the net.
Glorious goals are the reason football fans tune in to games in their millions each week, the crowning moments in the sport we al cherish.
Spectacular goals often live long in the memory and there’s a special place in the hearts of fans for players who develop a penchant for such superb efforts throughout their careers.
We’re not entirely sure of the science why, but there’s a widespread consensus that lefties just do it that much better and the latest video for our YouTube channel celebrates some left-footed legends with dynamite in their feet.
Here are five left-footed Kings of the Thunderbastard.