Defender’s Awesome Dribbling, Chipping Skills Earn Bundesliga Goal Of The Season

The German Bundesliga is home to some brilliant attackers, from Timo Werner and Christian Pulisic to just about everyone on Bayern Munich. But none of those forward managed to snag the 2017-18 Bundesliga Goal of the Season. That honor belongs to a defender.

Fans were asked to vote on their favorite goal from the season, with American Christian Pulisic in the running. Pulisic was the only player with two goals nominated for Bundesliga Goal of the Season, which perhaps explains why the greatest player of all time of the last year and a half failed to win the final vote.

Jonas Hector Eliminates Two Defenders With An Outrageous Turn Before Chipping The Keeper

And so it’s confirmed: German international and FC Cologne left back Jonas Hector is the most likable footballer on the planet. Weeks after committing his future to an already relegated Cologne, despite being able to transfer to pretty much any team on the planet, Hector proceeded to score this worldie against Wolfsburg on Saturday.

Bobby Wood Sees Red As Hamburg’s Unrivaled Bundesliga Stay Comes To A Dramatic End

A 99-year stay in Germany’s top flight (including a place in the Bundesliga since its foundation in 1963) was brought to a dramatic end for Hamburger SV on Saturday afternoon after the club’s 2-1 victory over Borussia Monchengladbach was rendered meaningless by Wolfsburg’s win against Cologne on the final match day.  

Why A 27-Year-Old Potential World Cup Winner Is Committing His Future To A Relegated Club

Jonas Hector is a starter for one of a handful of teams with a realistic shot at winning the World Cup this summer. The 27-year-old left back helped Germany win the 2017 Confederations Cup and played a vital role in getting Die Mannschaft to the semifinals of the 2016 Euros, scoring the winning penalty kick against Gianluigi Buffon in the quarterfinals.

Christian Pulisic Beats 3 Defenders And Delivers The Perfect Assist

Borussia Dortmund hammered top four rivals Bayer Leverkusen 4-0 at the Westfalenstadion on Saturday with goals from 18-year-old Jadon Sancho, Maximilian Philipp and a Marco Reus brace. Christian Pulisic provided the assist on Sancho’s opener after beating three defenders near midfield before playing in the English phenom