Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Forget Rooney, It's All About The Muzzy

  This weekend saw Wayne Rooney pull a 'wondergoal' out of the hat to help Man Utd to a 2-1 win over man City.  Good as it was, it was in fact off his shin, and there has been an even better overhead kick goal in the past decade that has gone unnoticed...

Rooney shins it in. (AP)
  On the 30th of November, 2002, 10 man Leicester were about to drop two points against Grimsby Town when Turkish international, Muzzy Izzet popped up with a Rooney-topping goal to win the match in the 74th minute.  It was technically better than this week's overhead kick, actually off the foot this time, and although not as high profile, just as important.  Have a look: