King kicked the ball from his personal six-yard field and the wind escorted it down the pitch and into Joshua Griffiths’ aim.
Begovic’s 100.5 yard (91.9 metre) long-range effort had held the file for the final seven years. He scored in opposition to Southampton within the Premier League on Nov. 2, 2013.
“I’m completely delighted as a result of it is not one thing that I deliberately got down to do,” King stated in an announcement.
“I’m certain it will likely be talked about for a very long time to come back, so I’m proud and I’m certain my household might be extraordinarily proud too.
“I’ll need to drop Asmir a message to ship my commiserations, however, in all honesty, it is completely different territory for me as a result of I by no means dreamt of being within the books that you simply get for Christmas yearly.
— Newport County AFC (@NewportCounty) January 19, 2021
“Hopefully I would really learn it if I get one for Christmas this yr. I’m delighted and hopefully nobody beats it for a very long time now so I can present my grandkids!”
Newport County are second in League Two with two video games in hand over first-placed Cambridge United.
King is the membership’s first-choice goalkeeper after becoming a member of the aspect in 2019. The similar yr he was known as as much as the Wales nationwide aspect.
Newport County pulled off a shock 3-1 over Championship aspect Watford within the Carabao Cup in September.