Who Is The Player With Most Bicycle Kicks Scored In Football history?

Hugo Sánchez Márquez is a former Mexican professional footballer and manager, who played as a forward.

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This article will tell you about the player who has scored most bicycles kicks in football history

Hugo Sánchez Márquez is a former Mexican professional footballer and manager, who played as a forward. A prolific goal scorer renowned for his breathtaking volleys and strikes.

Sánchez is widely recognized as the finest Mexican football player in history. He made 956 appearances for his club and country, scoring 562 goals in all.

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With more than 10 bicycle kick goals in his career, the forward who previously played for Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid owns the record for most goals scored in a lifetime.

Hugo Sanchez’s Iconic Bicycle Kick Goal Against Logroñes

Real Madrid played Logroes in a league game on April 10, 1988. On that particular day, one of the most famous goals in LaLiga history was seen by fans at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. Hugo Sanchez scored the game’s lone goal with an outstanding bicycle kick.

A goal that the Madrid supporters still consider a milestone even after 35 years later. A strike that gave Real Madrid the advantage as they defeated Sporting Gijón 2-0. The Blancos won the league championship that year.

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Hugo Sanchez’s Career Summary

After starting his career in 1976 with Club Universidad Nacional, Sánchez briefly spent 1979 on loan with the San Diego Sockers of the North American Soccer League.

He relocated to Spain in 1981 to play for Atlético Madrid. He spent four years with the Colchoneros before switching to cross-town rivals Real Madrid, where he would spend the best years of his career and garner a plethora of honors and trophies.

Hugo Sánchez Márquez
Hugo Sánchez Márquez

He guided UNAM to two back-to-back league titles as manager. He was appointed Mexico’s national team coach in 2006 after managing Necaxa.

However, his downgrade had him fired in March 2008. After being appointed manager of Almera in 2009, Sánchez worked to prevent the team from being demoted.

After Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, he is the third-highest scoring foreign player in La Liga history. He is also the seventh-highest goal scorer in Real Madrid history. Sánchez was ranked among the top 100 active players in the world by FIFA in 2004.

Top 10 best bicycle kicks Players in football history

  • Marco van Basten Vs Den Bosch (1986)
  • Trevor Sinclair Vs Barnsley (1997)
  • Wayne Rooney Vs Manchester City (2011)
  • Emre Can Vs Watford (2017)
  • Philippe Mexes Vs Anderlecht (2012)
  • Rivaldo Vs Valencia (2001)
  • Alejandro Garnacho Vs Everton (2023)
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic Vs England (2012)
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Vs Juventus (2018)
  • Gareth Bale Vs Liverpool (2018)
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