A love letter to the scissor kick

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Srijandeep Das | Football Paradise
April 2018 | 9-minute read


Now, historians will be quick to tell me that it was the Chilean Ramon Unzaga who was the first to dispatch a scissor kick, a Chilena. The name Chilena stuck because like hanging, wild, white-purple strawberries, they believe you are from Chile. And that the snap of the foot striking the ball sounded like the snap of a scissor in the Mapuche plantations.


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