Portugal’s Edinho pulled off a magical right boot, left boot backheel keep-uppy rainbow flick combo v Cameroon [GIF]

Screen Shot 2014 03 06 at 11.19.24 AM Portugals Edinho pulled off a magical right boot, left boot backheel keep uppy rainbow flick combo v Cameroon [GIF]

31-year-old Edinho, a little known Portuguese journeyman striker who is currently on loan at Turkish club Kayseri Erciyesspor from Braga, pulled off an unbelievable piece of skill against Cameroon on Wednesday night.

A halftime substitute for Rafa Silva, Edinho got on the scoresheet with the Seleccao’s fourth in a 5-1 win, however his more impressive contribution came from one moment of magical control.

Looking to control a ball over the top with two Cameroon defenders for company, Edinho seemed in initial trouble when he mistimed his run to get ahead of the falling ball.

Then, in a second of stardom, the veteran pulled off two backheel keep-uppies with his right boot and then his left boot, and with his second touch he rainbow flicked the ball over his head and into his forward momentum run.

Ridonkulous!!!

 Portugals Edinho pulled off a magical right boot, left boot backheel keep uppy rainbow flick combo v Cameroon [GIF]

B101 Writer