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Euro 2008: The Goal of the Tournament So Far
Posted By Brian Phillips On June 11, 2008 @ 8:39 am In Uncategorized | 40 Comments
Every team has played its first match, so it’s time to identify the most potent draught of goal-scoring elixir to date. (People actually talk that way, you know. It’s just verisimilitude from me.) Rather than staging a vote, I’m going to declare a winner from On High. But please, feel free to name your own choice in the comments. The nominees are. . .
David Villa v. Russia
Wesley Sneijder v. Italy
Zlatan Ibrahimovic v. Greece
And the winner is…Wesley Sneijder. Zlatan’s strike was sensational, but the team build-up, the fantastic header from Kuyt, and the tight-angle stab of the shot put Sneijder’s goal in a class by itself. In any case, if the next round of games produces three goals as good as these, I don’t think we’ll have anything to complain about.
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