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My Favourite World Cup Goal - Ryan Adams

June 10, 2014

Ex Arsenal, Barcelona and then Feyernoord left back Giovanni Van Bronkhorst was not renowned for his goalscoring, so when he unleashed this 40 yard screamer it was a surprise. It was the semi final of the World Cup 2010 against Uruguay and Van Bronkhorst's penultimate game as a professional and the game was only 18 minutes old when Van Bommel found the left back in space. As I said, the then 35 year old left back was not known for his goalscoring so what was to come was unbelievable. As everyone expected a deep cross towards Van Persie, the dutch skipper wound up an absolute thunderbolt of a shot into the far corner leaving Uruguayan keeper Muslera with no chance (even though he got close) and sent the dutch on there way to the final which they went on to lose vs Spain.