Perotti’s unbelievable goal in the Europa league

The former Boca Juniors man caught Kozacik out with a brilliant improvised effort that took a deflection on its way into the net

The nominations for the 2016 Puskas Awards have already closed, but the 2017 edition may just have received an early applicant on Thursday.

Inter crash out of Europa League

Roma’s Argentine star Diego Perotti stretched the laws of physics to perform an outrageous rabona, that looped over the head of Viktoria Plzen keeper Matus Kozacik and into the net.

Perotti’s strike may have taken a slight deflection on the way in, but there is no denying it was a goal of the very highest quality on a night where Roma cut loose with a 4-1 thrashing of their Czech opponents.