Newport County goalkeeper Tom King scored with a unprecedented aim kick in his facet’s draw with Cheltenham City on Tuesday evening.
The stopper wound up for the kick earlier than unleashing a booming effort downfield.
The ball bounced simply exterior the Cheltenham penalty space and took off, hovering excessive above Josh Griffiths’ head and nestling within the internet.
Newport goalkeeper Tom King scored from a aim kick towards Cheltenham City
The ball bounced simply exterior the opposition space and bounced excessive over his reverse quantity
A flailing dive was in useless however after the sport King admitted he did not imply the try
It was the primary aim of King’s profession and the hosts initially appealed the aim just for officers to have a fast chat and ensure that it was allowed.
The outrageous effort gave Newport the lead and his team-mates all got here again to rejoice with the keeper, who appeared considerably stunned by his personal strike.
However it might not show to be the winner with Matty Blair beating King from a good angle to earn some extent in the long run.
The Newport gamers ran again to rejoice with their stopper but it surely solely earned some extent
After the sport, King admitted to BBC Radio 5 Dwell that it was unintentional: ‘It is the primary aim I’ve scored at skilled degree, I might prefer to say I noticed him off his line, however no.
‘Fortunately it went in, however we had been on the lookout for the three factors tonight not simply the one.
‘It is taken lots of people without warning, I did not even know the best way to rejoice actually, and I apologised to the opposite goalkeeper [Josh Griffiths] after the sport.
‘It nearly occurred to me final season towards Morecambe, it is not good to be on the opposite finish of it.’
King nearly appeared bemused when he watched his huge aim kick go in