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Flying Header Hero

Score a goal using diving header

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30 Aug 2009 10 Oct 2009
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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.
Rhino Van Damworked like a charm good guide thanks!!
Posted by Rhino Van Dam on 01 May 10 at 18:19
ClownyExcellent guide - worked perfectly after the fifth throw in ... thanks a lot!
Posted by Clowny on 13 Jul 10 at 16:47
TheCraigWorked a treat. Many thanx.
Posted by TheCraig on 15 Nov 10 at 21:11
JackX289Great advice thanks!
Posted by JackX289 on 21 Aug 12 at 22:12
DAN NUFCWorked perfect thanks for this looked so daunting
Posted by DAN NUFC on 23 Jan 13 at 15:15
PaganAgentGreat solution, worked 4th try for me. With default Barca I had to back-pedal from inside the 6-yard box with my striker, then turn and head it in after it had bounced.
Posted by PaganAgent on 21 Jul 14 at 11:39
PaganAgentGreat solution, worked 4th try for me. With default Barca I had to back-pedal from inside the 6-yard box with my striker, then turn and head it in after it had bounced.
Posted by PaganAgent on 21 Jul 14 at 13:02
DaeryoonSetting the pitch to hard helps immensely. It makes the ball bounce more and headers more frequent.
Posted by Daeryoon on 10 Sep 14 at 19:50
MattiasAndersonThis achievement blows. I have tried for more than an hour now.
Posted by MattiasAnderson on 12 Feb 15 at 11:51
umpa lumpa 1234worked first time on hard
Posted by umpa lumpa 1234 on 01 May 20 at 22:18
Goggs25does not work for me got pitch set to hard. I use brazil vs fiji. The spastic players won't even kick the ball when it gets to them, i tried pressing A and holding A down after I cross the ball either player slides in to the goal or ball goes to player and he stands still. Been playing for more then a hour and I have not see in player do a diving header. this achievement is bullshit no wonder its free not worth anything its a load of garbage
Posted by Goggs25 on 02 May 20 at 15:27
qManballin2nd throw-in, success. The B36 guy has to throw it at the right angle where the goalie and no other defenders are in the area of the bounce. If they keep getting the ball, try pushing the ball out of bounds a bit further away from the goal line. Then, Barcelona attackers have to be in the right spot where the computer automatically runs toward the ball and just mash "A" at the right time.
Posted by qManballin on 02 May 20 at 21:48
Bananathorno me funsiono
Posted by Bananathor on 02 May 20 at 22:53
Goggs25what is B36?
Posted by Goggs25 on 02 May 20 at 23:49
Y2Kasper10First fuckin try. Aces!
Posted by Y2Kasper10 on 03 May 20 at 03:07
RossCowanSpot on. cheers for this.
Posted by RossCowan on 03 May 20 at 15:49
LEGENDXKILLAFourth try. I tried for an hour using the corner method to no avail. +1 from me.
Posted by LEGENDXKILLA#250 on 03 May 20 at 17:56
wildwest08Took about 10 minutes to get. Just had to pull the guys back because they were too close to the net. I quickly pulled the guy back after throwing it in and then pushed him forward with A to get this. Glad it unlocked without too much difficulty
Posted by wildwest08 on 06 May 20 at 06:18
PaulRKraftWhen the ball is thrown in run towards the ball ASAP and push A when you get near. Chances of doing a header increases because the ball is bouncing higher.
Posted by PaulRKraft on 06 May 20 at 09:57
KLO84Very annoying achievement. Forget the player outside the box. As a few people have already mentioned, pulling your striker back slightly after the throw and then turn around and head it gives a much higher success rate for a diving header. Got it in about 10 attempts using this method.
Posted by KLO84 on 07 May 20 at 00:21
SwearySeanGot it second try with the pitch set to hard.
Posted by SwearySean on 12 May 20 at 09:51
SkarviTI put the field as Freeze or Snowly, I don't remember the exact name, but it helped me and I didn't have to throw the ball high, I just pressed A button.
Posted by SkarviT on 12 May 20 at 21:44
XuAfalaeiiOmfg!!! It worked. Tho I don't get the whole B36 thing, I always use Brazil v Bangladesh.
Posted by XuAfalaeii on 16 May 20 at 21:25
HudifusThis is the only method that worked for me. Throw the ball in to the side of the 6 yard box, wait for it to bounce once and then press "a" and the stick in the direction of the goal. Your player should already be running in a straight line toward the goal and you just have to get the timing down so that you head the ball and it travels toward the net. I kept hitting "a" early and would get the header but miss the goal. Keep trying and you'll get the timing down.
Posted by Hudifus on 21 May 20 at 00:54
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 21 at 20:27
Goggs25Rubbish guide down vote from.
Posted by Goggs25 on 11 Jan 21 at 20:43
Reabokilling me this!
Posted by Reabo on 31 May 21 at 16:15