Play of the day: Stunning scorpion strike

Ricardo Fernandes of Cypriot outfit Doxa Katakopias produced a simply stunning scorpion strike in his side's 2-2 draw at Alki Lamaca last weekend.

The 34-year-old has a CV that includes spells with Portuguese giants Sporting and Porto, but he seems to have saved his finest moment for the tail end of his career.

The wondergoal, scored from at least 15 yards out, harks back to the scorpion save by Colombian goalkeeper Rene Higuita against England at Wembley in 1995.

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