UEFA Euro 2020: Watch Patrik Schick score a 50-yard screamer for Czech Republic against Scotland
Patrik Schick is a striker who plays for the Czech Republic and Bayer Leverkusen. He is playing the 2020 UEFA Euro, where he scored a goal from 50 yards, registering the longest in the competition to date. Watch it here.
The UEFA Euro is one of the significant continental football tournaments that produces top-notch football action. Over the years, it has built some top moments, including some fabulous goals.
The ongoing edition of the tournament saw something similar. As Scotland was in up against the Czech Republic at the Hampden Park in Glasgow on Monday, the latter secured a 2-0 win, thanks to a brace from striker Patrik Schick.
However, it was Schick's winning goal that has got the world talking. It turned out to be a screamer from 50 yards, as after earning the ball free, he shot the ball with a lof from almost the midfield line,. Scottish goalkeeper David Marshall was considerably out of his spot and failed to reach back on time, with the ball taking a drop and bouncing into the net.
Soon, it became a contender for the goal of the tournament. Furthermore, it also produced a record for being the longest goal (49.7 yards) in the competition's history.
As for Schick, he has been playing for the Czech since 2016, having scored 13 goals in 27 games. He has played for six different clubs while he currently plays for Bundesliga giant Bayer Leverkusen, scoring 13 goals in 36 games in the last season. Overall, he has scored 53 in 195 in his club career to date.
As the Czech dominated most of the time, it seemed to be one-way traffic, with Patrik Schick scoring the opener in the 42nd minute, thus leading at half-time. He scored his brace in the 52nd minute, which turned out to be a long-distance screamer, as the Czech secured a comfortable win.
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