Top 10 Iconic Skill Moves in Sports

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Author Thearabgodfather_ 657 ( ago)
A scissor kick is when you do the bicycle kick sideways

Author Zeus the Truth ( ago)

Author TheAeroPyro ( ago)
If the curveball is in, then what about the knuckleball? Btw, both are techniques, not skills.

Author Xxblack phoenixX ( ago)
My favorite skill move (not really skill move) is the hidden ball trick in baseball

Author buckg20 ( ago)
They didn't just recently make the "spin-o-rama" move illegal in the NHL for shootouts or penalty shots, what a lot of players end up doing has always been against the rules, they just never called it or specifically named it in the book. During a penalty shot you are not allowed to stop your forward momentum. If you look at what Stamkos does in the video, he comes to a complete stops right in front of the net and started drifting backwards, which has never been allowed.

Author The real Mvp ( ago)
Great list

Author Skatman360 ( ago)
All of these were literally just Soccer and Hockey I was expecting one per sport lol.

Author 是智障林工程 ( ago)
there's crossover in soccer, too

Author Scott Ross ( ago)
lol, no Allen Iverson on the cross-over? Stick to movies WatchMojo

Author Aaron Hart ( ago)
i use the peter forsberg all the time

Author Rylan McBride ( ago)
Finally lacrosse thanks

Author Ilya Grozniy ( ago)
It is necessary to add here the Ultimate Frisbee

Author RCDinoMaster ( ago)
Baseball-12 6 curve, it's a massive dip that fools alot of hitters

Author Emil Bytoft ( ago)
The Japanese/kempa goal from Handball should have been on the list

Author peterpeterpeterpeify ( ago)
I am missing the "Jumping Jack" from a Handball goalkeeper :)

Author Abra Kadabra ( ago)
WTF where is Panenka shoot?

Author No1wierdguy ( ago)
One handed catch just play baseball

Author Mr Hammy Man ( ago)
How is a one handed catch a skill move? 😂😂😂 fucking ridiculous sport

Author RiksuGoPro ( ago)
Granlund torilla tavataan

Author Håvard Nakling ( ago)
Zorro is so cool

Author National Pornographic ( ago)
Worst subject for a video

Author Shanil Panchal ( ago)
I'm pretty sure there are more popular sports than just Football, American Football, Ice Hockey and Lacrosse.

Author DR. DANGLES ( ago)
Who thinks the spin-o-rama shouldn't have been banned in the shootout

Author DR. DANGLES ( ago)
Where my hockey goalies at tho?

Author DaTs A Toilet So much Schwag ( ago)
Why isn't the lacrosse move a high stick?

Author Mikelife TV ( ago)
oh god that lacrose move in hockey just killed me !

Author Juan´s Dashcam ( ago)
What about the tweener in tennis??

Author Abel Visser ( ago)
As a soccer player, I feel good knowing I can perform all the Soccer moves :)

Author Емил Александров ( ago)
where is the hot dog in tennis!?

Author Der Saabo ( ago)
my favoriute move is "elastico"

Author Gavyn Nayandra ( ago)
DAMN! im a football player but I enjoy hockey so much! it takes a looot of skill!

Author nsideufo ( ago)
i think will ferrel's black mom invented the alley-oop

Author Cerebral Palsic YouTuber ( ago)
#4 is soccers gyroball

Author Pottan23 ( ago)
Not showing Carlos freekick goal against France. Arguably one of the most iconic "bending" freekicks in football history.

What the shit watchmojo?

Author מעוז עוגן ( ago)
they shuld of pot the knuckle ball in number 1

Author dushku1 ( ago)
Datsyuk deke?

Author You're* ( ago)
It seems the only sports that watchmojo knows (or cares to acknowledge) are Basketball, Football, Ice Hockey and American Football.

Author Shaco Trolling ( ago)

Author Bryce Pierson ( ago)
As a tennis player, I was hoping to see the "tweener" made famous by Roger Federer. Everything on the list was merited, though!

Author MrBrodawka AcDc ( ago)
berba spin

Author Jaiy Bernat ( ago)
no lock pass can be in any ball sport

Author jucargarma ( ago)
Bycicle kick is not the correct name. It is called "chilena".

Bycicle move is "step over"

Author Tom Matthews ( ago)
amazing skill! hats off

Author AurorityHD ( ago)
No rugby or hurling????

Author The Code ( ago)
Sigh. Watch mojo. The spinarama is associated to Denis Savard. At least show ONE of his many spinaramas

Author Ryan Postlethwait ( ago)
Is it just me, or would this video have been better if there was no commentator??

Author MincFifa Lol ( ago)
Kempa move

Author Tm.Phoenix ( ago)
In Handball: the kempa, its baisicly an aley up

Author Olivers Abens ( ago)
The knuckleball...?

Author Soundisch jonZZonZ ( ago)
zlatan is number one as always;)

Author Jonezyy ( ago)
Where is the CR7 Chop

Author veikkv ( ago)
Granlund <3333333

Author polaroido ( ago)
good clip, altho you can clearly tell its been made by americans without knowledge of football... the curl... not only done with the inside of the foot... most spectacular "curl" goal ever scored by brasil's roberto carlos - 40m free kick curled with the outside of his foot - against france. epic...

Author Poish ( ago)
two swedes forsberg and zlatan

Author trung hoang ( ago)
What about PGG Blackhole or 6m Echo slam?

Author TheBeastlyRebel ( ago)
Where is the meg?

Author Jesus Christ Avocado ( ago)
Daaaamn mojo back at it again with overexplaning the obvious

Author buzzikea ( ago)
Silly Americans call it a bicycle move =). It's a scissors kick LMAO a bicycle move hahahahahahahah

Author Gary Richter ( ago)
How do,you not use Pele for the bicycle kick!?!?!?

Author Voltzlad ( ago)
Andy Carrol

Author Jack-0- Lantern ( ago)
Shoulder Roll Defense by Mayweather Jr

Author Fernando Rufino ( ago)
Talks about bycicle and doesn't mention Leônidas da Silva :P

Author Joselito Narte ( ago)
Isn't the Dunk an iconic move?

Author Alexander ( ago)
"the alley oop ends with a slam dunk" thats simply not true.

Author RBNHO Music ( ago)
umm... wheres the megs skill move?? (football or soccer)

Author Kevin Jeanson ( ago)
An alley oop doesn't end with a slam dunk all the time

Author letang eliot ( ago)
wtf where is the tweener from tennis? ...

Author Ironjagg ( ago)
you people forgot the "B rush " move

Author Nic Phillips ( ago)
they forgot the scorpion kick, the Giroud goal from arsenal is an example

Author Eat Sleep JDM ( ago)

Author Beeble76 ( ago)
what about nut meg

Author Beeble76 ( ago)
what about the sky hook

Author human Mcperson ( ago)
over paid boring morons

Author NeilHolmes72 ( ago)
How can you mention the no look pass without showing a clip of Magic or the killer crossover without showing Tim Hardaway?

Author befo 2003 ( ago)
Do a just hockey list

Author Isaac Hunter ( ago)
No tweener in tennis?

Author Pablo Hueso Merino ( ago)
For me the 10 is the hardest lol

Author Ügõtpõmiä ( ago)
Where was the Datsuk move?

Author Kaasce ( ago)

Author SLYFOXX93 ( ago)
Forsberg didn't learn that move from kent nils on it was preformed a lot before he used it Alexei zhamnov used it in the mid 80s

Author Derek Lee ( ago)
why is there no side step from rugby

Author Dalton Yoder ( ago)
Peter also used it while playing in Colorado

Author arsenio daniel ( ago)
bicycle kick?, eso es una "Chilena" y es conocida mundialmente como tal, porque la invento un chileno, raom unzaga, español, nacionalizado chileno a los 18 años,luego de esto realizo la memorable chilena en la ciudad de talcahuano, saludos!

Author PhantomKrieger ( ago)
I'll save you some time.

"Essentially, the player moves in one direction, then moves in the other and does the thing."

Author Moss Man ( ago)

Author Theodor Lanner ( ago)
3:40 im proud for being a swede

Author Erik Olsson ( ago)
I agre

Author ShadowWall ( ago)
Where is the Hertl move??

Author LesioJunior1 ( ago)
I DO NOT AGREE WITH YOUR LIST. Jesus, where is Ronaldinho?!

Author Adam Myrén ( ago)
FYI, "The Lacrosse move" is called the Zorro move.

Author Nick Soccer ( ago)
this video only reminded me that American football is the worst sport ever created in history of all sports starting with dinosaur Olympics when they competed on who can throw their shit the furthest

Author Jeffrey Simon ( ago)
The Lacrosse move is actually called the Michigan as it was popularized by a goal by Michigan against Boston College.

Author MLT05 ( ago)
bullshit video

Author PhilOsSlash ( ago)
I dont know much about hockey, but it realy impressed me. some of those moves ,almost seem like they are handling spears.

Author Alex Vazquez ( ago)
how is the roulette not here. it is in in football, nfl, and basketball

Author Piotr Pawłowski ( ago)

Author port leader ( ago)
the spi arama was baned because you are not aloud to go backwards in a shoot out and the spinarama has a backwards motion

Author BergmanMusic ( ago)
Peter Fucking Forsberg.

Author Mr. Wolf ( ago)
why not lacrosse? :(

Author candymonster ( ago)
Sweden still got it in hockey. We still got in football too.

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