Check Out the Top 5 Long-Range Goals Scored in Soccer

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Talking about the top long-range goals scored in soccer, we can majorly see the goalkeepers' names in the list.

These goals are very unique as it is very rare to experience a goalkeeper celebrating his/her goal. Moreover, these goals came from the special long kicks.

Andy Lonergan In October 2004, the English goalkeeper Andy Lonergan scored a stunning equalizer goal for Preston North End against Leicester in a Championship game. His shot covered almost 91 m.

Tim Howard In 2012, American goalkeeper Tim Howard scored a great goal for Everton against Bolton. Despite his shot covering almost 91m to record that goal, he had no special celebration.

Matias Dituro In April 2017, during a Bolivian top-division match, Bolivar goalkeeper Matias Dituro scored cleverly in an open goal opportunity against San José. His shot covered almost 91m distance.

Asmir Begovic In 2013, Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic set a world record for the longest goal by scoring in just 13 seconds after kick-off against Southampton. That shot reached a 91.9m distance.

Tom King Newport County goalkeeper Tom King holds the Guinness World Record for the longest goal scored in soccer. In January 2021, he scored against Cheltenham Town which covered a distance of 96.01m.

As these goals are very special and rare, fans love to watch and enjoy these goals again and again.

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