Steve Cox of the Washington Redskins was the first NFL kicker to kick the ball soccer style, in 1981. AnswerParty!
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Charles Steven Cox (born October 31, 1974 in Delano, California) is a former first baseman in Major League Baseball for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
Cox was chosen in the 5th round of the 1992 Major League Baseball Draft by the Oakland Athletics. He played in their organization for six seasons without appearing in the major leagues. He was selected by the Devil Rays with the 46th pick in the 1997 MLB Expansion Draft.
Peter Kornel Gogolak (in Hungarian: Gogolák Péter Kornél, born April 18, 1942 in Budapest, Hungary) is a retired American football placekicker in the American Football League (AFL) for the Buffalo Bills and in the National Football League (NFL) for the New York Giants. He is widely considered the chief figure behind the game's adoption of soccer style placekicking. In 1966, after initially playing two professional seasons for the AFL's Bills, he joined the NFL's Giants while still under contract with his former team, sparking the "war between the leagues" and the subsequent AFL–NFL merger.
In 2010 the New York Giants announced that he would be included in the team's new Ring of Honor to be displayed at all home games in their new stadium.
Goal refers to a method of scoring in many sports. It can also refer to the physical structure or area of the playing surface where scoring occurs.
In several sports, a goal is the sole method of scoring, and thus the final score is expressed in the total number of goals scored by each team. In other sports, a goal may be one of several scoring methods, and thus may be worth a different set number of points than the others. A few of these sports use the term field goal to distinguish one scoring method from another.