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Soccer News of Friday, 2 September 2022


FLASHBACK: Obafemi Martins' stunning overhead kick against Bolton in 2007

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Former Nigerian international Obafemi Martins has gone down memory lane to relish the moment he scored a stunning overhead kick during his spell in the Premier League.

The ex-Inter Milan forward scored for Newcastle United against Bolton Wanderers on the opening day of the 2007/2008 Premier League campaign.

It was the second goal of the game as the Magpies defeated the Trotters 3-1 away at the Reebok Stadium to get their new Premier League campaign off to a blistering start.

The acrobat strike was one of the trademark goals of the ex-Super Eagles striker.

He was also well-known for his acrobat goal celebrations.

Martins featured for Newcastle United from 2006 to 2009. He scored 28 goals in 88 appearances before joining Wolfsburg in the German Bundesliga.

The 37-year-old took to his Instagram to relish the moment he scored one of the finest PL goals on opening day.

Check out the video below: