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Olimpico

[ uh-lim-pi-koh, oh-lim- ]
/ əˈlɪm pɪ koʊ, oʊˈlɪm- /
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noun Soccer.
Also called O·lim·pi·co goal . a goal scored directly from a corner kick without being touched by another player.
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Sometimes O·lym·pi·co .

Origin of Olimpico

First recorded in 1920-25; so called after Argentinian player Cesareo Onzari scored against reigning Olympic champion Uruguay from a corner kick.
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