'Hit it perfectly'Cologne - A goal which will remain in the memory for a long time to come, and which put SC Paderborn 07 firmly on the Bundesliga map was the obvious choice for Matchday 4's Goal of the Week. (Click on the play button above to review the top five goals from the weekend).
provided it, beating a previous record by fully ten metres to launch the longest-range goal ever in the history of the Bundesliga, earning 59 per cent of the vote.
That sensational strike earned the East Westphalians their second win of the season, catapulting them to the top of the standings and circulating both Stoppelkamp's and Paderborn's name around the world's media. "The ball fell perfectly for me and the only thing I could do was shoot," said Stoppelkamp. "I hit it perfectly and it's fantastic that I was able to contribute to this success."
His memorable goal was voted ahead of ' effort for Eintracht Frankfurt, 's penalty in the same match, 's belter for Wolfsburg and the latest of 's set-piece sensations.
You can take an even closer look at Stoppelkamp's goal in the below video, courtesy of the Bundesliga's official YouTube channel.