Simply incredible! Jan Oblak, goal keeper for Atlético Madrid made the most amazing save ever against Bayern Munich during their Champions League Match on May 3rd, 2016. Check out Jan’s brilliant feat of athleticism here!
Jan Oblak, 23, made perhaps one of the most incredible saves of his career as a goalie against Bayern Munich. This was crucial for his team to stay alive in the match and was completely demoralizing to the Bayern team. The save did everything for the Atlético team, lifting their spirits and carried them to an amazing finish.
Jan did the impossible and kept his team alive in the match. His stop was nothing short of a miracle. Soccer is called the beautiful game for a reason. Everyday in the sport, from the Premier League and the stunning championship of the Foxes, to the goalie saves in the Champions League, the game leaves fans awestruck. Every game on the pitch is full of epic plays and athletes performing fantastic stunts. Jan’s block was all of those things and more.
— G. Gabriel Garduño (@GabGardh) May 3, 2016
Ultimately the stop was not enough to carry his team to victory as Atlético lost to Bayern 2-1 in a defeat, but they progressed to the final thanks to away goals rule. Jan’s play may go down in the hearts of soccer fans as one of the most stupendous penalty blocks of all time.
What do you think HollywoodLifers? Where does that play rank among the greatest soccer plays of all time? Let us know what you think of that outstanding stop by Jan!