GIF: Scorpion-Kick Goal Situation, Care of Celta Vigo’s Pablo Hernandez

According to Style Points, the likely flawed and totally proprietary metric designed by the author to measure the aesthetic value of European football teams and matches, Spanish side Celta Vigo were second among all La Liga clubs entering this weekend of play.

What follows does not, at all, constitute evidence to the effect that Celta Vigo’s Style Point score is justified. What it does reveal, however, is that striker Pablo Hernandez possess some combination of (a) imagination and (b) the physical competence to realize that of which his imagination his capable.

Regard, his goal from the 19th minute of Celta’s match this afternoon against Atletico Madrid:

Hernandez Goal 1

And that same thing from a different angle:

Hernandez Goal 2

And from a third angle, still:

Hernandez Goal 3


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