Whilst at Real Betis, he scored a 40 yard free kick with his weaker left foot.
All three of his World Cup goals were set pieces.
Has 8 international goals, more than any other goalkeeper.
Averages 1 goal in every 3 free kicks.
Has received the most Premier League Player of the Month Awards with five.
All time record goalscorer for both France and Arsenal.
44 of his 100 goals for Lyon came via free kicks and has scored free kicks from over 40 yards on four occasions.
Scored 193 league goals in 533 matches during his career, more than any other defender in the history of football.
In the 2007/2008 season, Opta statistics rated Larsson as the most accurate taker of a direct free kick in the Premier League.
Joined Napoli and helped guide them to their only ever Serie A titles in 1987 and 1990.
Once scored a hat-trick of free kicks and holds record for most international free kicks scored.
In 2006, he became the first Japanese player to score in the UEFA Champions League.
Reached 2 World Cup finals in a row with Netherlands in the 70's, losing out on the trophy both times.
Nelinho claims to have scored over 210 goals in his career from the position of right back.
Was voted Man of the Match in three of Italy's seven games, including the final, in their successful 2006 FIFA World Cup campaign.
First player to win Ballon d'Or three years in a row, a feat recently equalled by Lionel Messi.
Made his Inter debut in the same game as Ronaldo, coming on in to score two world class goals and win the game 2-1.
In July 2011, still playing for the club and at the age of 33, a statue of Riquelme was unveiled at the Boca Juniors museum.
At the age of 39, Rivaldo is still playing, for an Angolan team named Kabuscorp.
Invented the move know as the 'flip flap', which has been famously copied by the like of Ronaldinho and Zlatan Ibrahimovic in recent years.
Scored the free kick that 'defied physics' against France in 1997.
First ever goalkeeper to score more than 100 career goals.
The famous Nike advert in which he is shown doing kick ups before volleying the ball against the crossbar and receiving it back several times without it the ball ever touching the floor became the first YouTube video to hit a million views.
Voted Man of the Match 4 times at the 2010 World Cup.
In 1998, he became the first Peruvian to play in the Premier League.
Renowned for often scoring free kicks from 30+ yards.
2nd all time top scorer in Serie A, hitting double figures in no less than 13 separate seasons.
Scored a free kick to help Feyenoord beat Borussia Dortmund in the 2001-2002 UEFA Cup final, played at their home ground.
An integral part of the Brazil side of the 80's, often referred to as the greatest team to not win the World Cup.
Scored one of the best goals ever seen in a Champions League Final in 2002, and often mentioned by fellow professionals as they greatest plaer of all time.
Often spent hours after training practising free kicks with Diego Maradona, whilst playing together at Napoli.
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