She tripped on the rock and took a header.
He scored with a header past the goalie.
Recent Examples on the WebChiellini got his head on it, one-bouncing a header that Clark stopped with a magnificent save.—Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times, 3 Dec. 2023 Click the small icon underneath the header, which lists currently installed plug-ins, then scroll down to Plug-In Store to find new ones.—WIRED, 24 Sep. 2023 In the ninth minute, Gyasi Zardes’ header pinged off the post, and Driussi had a header saved by Bingham.—oregonlive, 17 Sep. 2023 Photos of Swift were also placed as the league’s TikTok header.—Scott Thompson, Fox News, 4 Oct. 2023 Portland settled into the match a bit, save for a pair of chances for Zardes in the 24th minute (a toe-poke past Zac McGraw) and in the 28th minute (an uncontested header that sailed high).—oregonlive, 17 Sep. 2023 Of their 35 corner kicks, only one — Horan’s header that salvaged the draw with the Dutch — produced a goal.—John Powers, BostonGlobe.com, 7 Aug. 2023 With Sunday’s double header, the network averaged 19.732 million viewers for the evening.—Breanna Bell, Variety, 24 Oct. 2023 And a header in the second half for Kokomo’s only goal in a 4-1 loss to West Lafayette Tuesday.—The Indianapolis Star, 31 Aug. 2023 See More
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