Fenerbahçe player precipitates social media storm with stunning long-rage goal
ISTANBULFenerbahçe right back Şener Özbayraklı stunned viewers on Dec. 23 with a breathtaking long-rage goal he scored from 35 meters out during a Ziraat Turkish Cup match at home to Antalyaspor.
Özbayraklı created a storm on social media after his long-range drive from near midfield sailed passed Algerian international Rais M’Bolhi following a corner from Nani.
The long-rage goal was broadcast by a number of leading news websites and received over 250,000 likes after being posted on an Instagram account with over 7 million followers that focuses on football.
The goal gave Fenerbahçe a 2-0 lead in a match they would ultimately win 4-2.
The goal for Şener, who signed with Fener from Bursaspor at the start of this season, was his first for the Yellow Canaries.