Nerd Alert: Roberto Carlos Banana Ball Explained

I love this stuff.

Remember it? World Cup warm-up tournament in 1997, France vs. Brazil. An unremarkable affair. Robert Carlos stood up in the 22nd minute and snapped a free kick from 3-point land. They called it a “gravity-defying kick.”

But no longer. A team of scientists this week explained how it went down.

Read more here.

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