Héctor Scotta and 'trick’ when pulling penalties

Héctor Scotta and 'trick’ when pulling penalties
Scotta in his presentation as new player of Sevilla (Olympia on Twitter)

Last update November 29, 2019 by Javier Argudo

When we talk about Horacio Héctor Scotta, we do one of the best scorers that gave Argentine soccer in its history and that they have been many very good. Not in vain, Santa Fe footballer still holds the historical record of goals scored when he managed 60 in the year 1975 in the championship of their country.


Scotta He began his career in Union Santa Fe and soon he became San Lorenzo where he became a legend. In the cyclone, 'The gringo’ He was able to score 140 goals in 226 games in three stages. In between he also bulged dial in Guild Brazil and Sevilla of Spain among others.

Scotta San Lorenzo
Scotta, the shirt of San Lorenzo, He holds the record for goals scored in a calendar year in the Argentine championship 60 targets (diaadia.com.ar)

Precisely in his time at the club hispalense, Scotta He had a duel against UD Las Palmas which he was the Argentinean goalkeeper Carnevali. The goalkeeper committed a penalty on the front that was characterized by a cannon in his leg: “Already he knew from his time in San Lorenzo. Kicked criminal with plenty of power without placing so he endured and managed to stop it with my legs. I had the mark for days”.

It was one of the few penalties that Scotta He failed throughout his career. The striker was improving his technique and counted years after his retirement he had a ritual to try to be more effective in releasing the maximum penalties: “Before kicking and once had planted the ball on the penalty spot, I turned and stared for a few seconds of goal that was far and looked Chiquita, to turn around, which it had to score big was coming”.

The numbers of Scotta with Sevilla T-Shirt were bright. Argentina managed to score 66 goals in 120 official parties and formed a formidable pair with Bertoni. further, Anecdotally, say that also coincided with the legendary One-One in the Andalusian box.

Javier Argudo

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