The official website for European football

Back-heel unhinges Brugge

Published: Thursday 9 October 2003, 9.36CET
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's subtlety sends AFC Ajax on their way against Club Brugge KV.
Published: Thursday 9 October 2003, 9.36CET

Back-heel unhinges Brugge

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's subtlety sends AFC Ajax on their way against Club Brugge KV.
The subtlest of touches gets AFC Ajax off and running in their UEFA Champions League game against Club Brugge KV last week.

Astute back-heel
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the man who does the damage. An astute back-heel sends Wesley Sonck away, and the Belgian striker puts Ajax ahead and on their way to a 2-0 success.

Close contention
Back-heels like this can unhinge any defence. A few more of these, and Ajax could be challenging again for the trophy that they made their own for a three-year spell in the early 1970s.

Last updated: 01/02/12 8.12CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=117433.html#back+heel+unhinges+brugge

UEFA.com features

Sanderson on England and Arsenal return
  • Sanderson on England and Arsenal return
  • Lyon academy products making the grade
  • Who has won titles in the most European nations?
  • Penalty shoot-outs: the long and the short of it
  • Story so far: Real Madrid CF
  • Guingamp magic floors Paris
  • Fenerbahçe great Alex calls time on career
  • Gabbiadini inspires high-flying Sampdoria
  • UEFA Champions League round of 16 classics
  • UEFA Europa League stars and strikes
1 of 10
 
  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.