10 Iconic Goals Scored by Goalkeepers brings attention to some of the most memorable moments in football history where goalkeepers turned from saviors to scorers.


Here is a detailed look at these incredible feats

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1. Ivan Provedel for Lazio

In an unforgettable match against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League, Lazio’s goalkeeper Ivan Provedel scored a dramatic equalizer in the 95th minute. Provedel headed home a cross from Luis Alberto, securing a vital point for his team and becoming the first goalkeeper to score in a Champions League match since 2010​​.

2. Oscarine Masuluke for Baroka

Oscarine Masuluke scored one of the most stunning goals by a goalkeeper with a bicycle kick in the 95th minute against Orlando Pirates. This goal not only earned Baroka a crucial draw but also garnered a nomination for the FIFA Puskás Award​​.

3. Asmir Begovic for Stoke City

Asmir Begovic holds the record for the longest goal ever scored in football. His remarkable 91.9-meter strike against Southampton in 2013 caught everyone by surprise, including the opposition goalkeeper, and was officially recognized by Guinness World Records​.

4. Felix Madrigal for Morelia Athletic

Felix Madrigal’s exceptional goal for Morelia Athletic showcased his skill beyond the goalpost. While specific details of this goal are lesser-known, it is remembered among the iconic moments where goalkeepers left their mark on the scoreboard.

5. Alisson Becker for Liverpool

Alisson Becker made history as the first Liverpool goalkeeper to score a competitive goal, securing a last-minute victory against West Bromwich Albion with a header from a corner. This goal was pivotal in Liverpool’s campaign to secure a top-four finish in the Premier League​​.

6. Gabriel Kobylak for Radomiak (Croatia)

Gabriel Kobylak’s goal for Radomiak is celebrated in Croatian football. His ability to score during a critical match demonstrates the unexpected and thrilling contributions goalkeepers can make to their teams.

7. José Luis Chilavert for Vélez Sarsfield

José Luis Chilavert is renowned for his goal-scoring prowess, having scored multiple goals from free-kicks and penalties. His most memorable performance was scoring a hat-trick of penalties in a single match for Vélez Sarsfield, showcasing his exceptional skill​​.

8. Jimmy Glass for Carlisle

Jimmy Glass scored one of the most dramatic and crucial goals in football history. His injury-time goal for Carlisle United in 1999 saved the club from relegation on the final day of the season, prompting a massive pitch invasion by jubilant fans​.

9. Matthew Turner for Cardiff City

Matthew Turner’s goal for Cardiff City is another highlight in the history of goal-scoring goalkeepers. His ability to step up and score during crucial moments has left a lasting impact on the club’s history.

10. Quillan Roberts for Canada U17

Quillan Roberts made headlines by scoring a remarkable goal for Canada’s U17 team. His strike from distance during the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup was a moment of brilliance, showing that goalkeepers can make a significant impact even at the youth level.

These iconic moments where goalkeepers became unexpected heroes remind us of the unpredictable and thrilling nature of football, where even those typically focused on preventing goals can sometimes deliver unforgettable scoring moments.