Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Steven Gerrard's Goal Against the USA

Steven Gerrard put in a Man of the Match performance tonight at Wembley, thrusting himself even more into the permanent captaincy discussion.

Above is his well-worked goal that made it 2-0, set up by his good friend and perhaps soon-to-be Liverpool teammate Gareth Barry. It is quality of the highest degree, and a microcosm of England's superiority throughout the entire game.

As a bonus, take a look at this goal also scored by Chedwyn Evans, who is currently on loan from Manchester City at Norwich City, where he scored 10 goals in 28 league games this season. Evans made his senior international d├ębut for Wales in their 1-0 victory tonight over Iceland after scoring 9 goals in 8 U-21 matches, and in my experience, there aren't too many 19-year olds who can score goals like this.

What a way to remember his first game with the big boys:

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