Flying Header Hero achievement in Sensible World of Soccer

Flying Header Hero

Score a goal using diving header

Flying Header Hero0
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How to unlock the Flying Header Hero achievement

  • BuckswanaBuckswana1,311,368
    30 Aug 2009 30 Aug 2009 10 Oct 2009
    65 4 27
    The most frustrating achievement in the game. Here's how I did it; 2 controllers, local MP. Pick Barcelona vs. B36 (Faroe Islands). You use Barcelona, 2nd controller is B36. Using Barcelona (1st controller), take the ball into the B36 end and kick it out of bounds to the side about parallel to the 6 yd box (the smaller box around the B36 net). Using the 2nd controller (B36), push AWAY from the net (right or left) to get height on the ball and hold A on the throw in. The ball will bounce into the middle of the field, and there should be a Barca player running in towards it from just outside the larger box in the middle of the field. Hit it straight in with the A button. Timing is everything, and you will miss the ball completely or kick it more often than not, but persevere and you will get it. I tried many different methods, and this was the only one I could get to work consistently. Just keep at it.

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    Lazy with StyleThis was not so hard. I put the pitch to hard and did it with two controllers. I chose from the custom individual teams. I controlled a team called "Professionals", with players having 4-5 stars. For the second player I chose "The Sad Truth", a team where all players have 1 star. The key for me was to pull back striker shortly as well and then turn to the goal again and press A (it was mentioned before). I did diving headers almost in every try like this. The problem was the other team's goalkeeper who catched everything despite having one star. In the second half of my first match against second controller I succeeded to score a goal by a diving header though in my 8-9th attempt.
    Posted by Lazy with Style on 15 Aug 20 at 07:19
    SeitzzGreat guide! Got it within 5 mins, don't even have to aim the throw in, just hold down A while you've got your other controller in hand, ready to pounce and head in.
    Posted by Seitzz on 11 Jan at 20:27
    Goggs25Rubbish guide down vote from.
    Posted by Goggs25 on 11 Jan at 20:43
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  • LausDominiLausDomini1,584,548
    09 Jul 2010 09 Jul 2010
    20 4 7
    With a second controller give yourself a corner kick by having Player 2 kick the ball out of bounds behind his own goal.

    On the corner kick three guys should be in the box. Press A to launch the ball towards the goal. As the ball is in the air, press up and then down (down then up if on the top half of the field) to take control of the player closest to the ball and press A once again to head it in. The player that scored on a header for me was the one closest to the corner kick taker.
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    SantaUndercoverThis was the way to go! So glad I got this game done pff. Btw, the achievements should pop immediately.
    Posted by SantaUndercover on 25 Feb 16 at 23:04
    CartooniteThis is how I finally managed to do it. I found with the throw-ins the ball just didn't seem to have enough height for a header.
    Posted by Cartoonite on 07 May 20 at 19:35
    JeeperCreeperMCHow do you manage it? Literally every time it's either going wide of the post, the players not responding, or the keeper is there...
    Posted by JeeperCreeperMC on 14 Jun 20 at 18:59
  • JODAWJODAW294,405
    17 Oct 2010 17 Oct 2010 09 Feb 2015
    16 5 3
    Ok just to simplify this cheev a bit as it is very easy to get and it took me 6 attempts to get it and if i can do it you can do it. Do exactly what Buckswana has wrote but here is how made I it a bit easier on myself. Playing as a barcelona player i ran the ball down to B36 goal and put it out for a Goal Kick. Now pick up the 2nd controller and make the goal keeper kick the ball out of bounds directly left or right which ever side of the pitch you are on so it goes out of play directly inline with the 6 yard box ie the small box infront of goal. Now take the throw in as explained before and time your header right. After a couple of goes you will see how the keeper moves and where the ball goes so it becomes very easy to get. If you get any probs i will show you in a game on live how i done it to help you out. please message me tho and Not add me.
    Just a quick update if anyone is still playing this game or is stuck. Just have a look at the comments below for a couple of handy tips that a few gamers have come up with. ??
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    MaseJBit old but nonetheless, I tried your way instead of Buckswana's & my striker would always be waiting too close to the goalie so on my 5th try, I ran back a bit then nailed the header. Easier than expected +1
    Posted by MaseJ on 21 Sep 14 at 06:01
    GREGO McGEEAgreed. Run back then up and HEAD. Should be top solution. Worked on 5th try.
    Posted by GREGO McGEE on 16 Jan 15 at 08:39
    JODAWGlad you got it without to much bother, it's just about finding your timing right with the striker. The position of the throw in makes it easier and confuses the goalkeeper. Thanks for the comment lads
    Posted by JODAW on 09 Feb 15 at 15:53
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