World Soccer has picked its favourite goals of the month, including an outrageous long-range effort from Brazil.
1 Robinho, Palmeiras v Sao Paulo
An outrageous dipping lob from 45 yards in the third minute of a Sao Paulo state championship game.
2 Flavio Carneiro, Confianca v Socorrense
Rounds the goalkeeper, then backheels the ball over the covering defender into the top corner in a Brazilian state championship game.
3 Toshihiro Aoyama, Japan v Uzbekistan
A first-time volley into the top corner from 30 yards.
4 Jermain Defoe, Sunderland v Newcastle United
Great technique to hit a superb left-foot volley into the top corner.
5 Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich v Eintracht Frankfurt
After flicking the ball over a defender’s head, he turns and volleys powerfully beyond the goalkeeper.
6 German Denis, Atalanta v Sassuolo
Luca Cigarini’s backheel and a header by Maximiliano Moralez set him up to score with a bicycle kick.