There’s just something about Brazilians and being able to bang in the most spectacular of set-pieces.
Chelsea fans witnessed a special moment as former defender Alex channeled his inner Roberto Carlos back in 2010, sealing a London derby success over Arsenal at Stamford Bridge with a free-kick effort worthy of his illustrious compatriot.
The west London side were top of the division and leading courtesy of a Didier Drogba goal as the minutes ticked towards full-time, before Alex stepped up from distance in the closing stages of a fiercely contested game.
The centre-back’s took a long striding run-up before unleashing a thunderbastard of incredible power, his strike flying beyond the despairing dive of Lukasz Fabianski to seal all three points and local bragging rights for Chelsea.
Here is Alex’s wonderstrike for Chelsea against Arsenal.
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Author: Harry Diamond