But ankle-breaking jukes, meandering spurts through swarms of defenders, and astonishing escape acts have an ethereal beauty about them.
A grand goal forces you up out of your seat. Yet the smoothest of moves—such as the above beauties, courtesy of Neymar Jr (mins. 56 & 74), Andrés Iniesta (min. 84), and Leo Messi (min. 90)—will render you immobile, leave you quivering deep inside, and give the green light to a gazillion goosebumps.