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Goalkeeper Tom King made the world record for the longest goal, watch video


  • King demolishes world record of Asmir Begovic
  • Tom King expressed happiness over becoming a world record
  • The match between the two teams ended 1-1.

Goalkeeper Tom King of Newport County Football Club has scored the longest goal in the world record. Tom achieved this feat against Cheltenham. This goal scored by King is the longest goal ever in a competitive football match.

Hawa also played an important role
In the match played on Tuesday at Jonny-Rocks Stadium, the wind also went well in bringing 25-year-old goalkeeper Tom’s kick directly to the opposition team’s goalpost. The goalkeeper’s kick went over the air over Cheltenham’s Josh Griffiths and went straight into the opposition team’s goalpost. During this time he covered a distance of 96.01 meters (315 feet) which is a world record.

Begovic’s world record destroyed
King, meanwhile, demolished the world record of Asmir Begovic, who played in November 2013, playing for Stoke. Begovic had a 91.9-meter record against Sathampton at the time.

‘I could not even imagine it in my dream’
After the confirmation of this world record, King said, “Of course I am very happy to make this record. You cannot even imagine it. This will make my family proud of me. It will be remembered for a long time. I am proud of it. ‘

Guinness world record confirmed
The match between the two teams ended at 1-1. The official website of Guinness World Records has confirmed this record. According to the official website of the Guinness World Records, ‘King has broken the record for the official longest goal in a competitive football match which has covered 96.01 meters (105 yards).’

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