Happy 50th Birthday, Marco van Basten! Let's celebrate by watching THAT goal 50 times

Marco van Basten turned 50 today, which is a good excuse to watch this goal from the 1988 European Championship final 50 times.

Not that one’s needed:

Or indeed this compilation:

It’s also a great excuse to make him wear a stupid hat:

Celebrates his 50th birthday - "Marco van Basten"

Photo by VI Images via Getty Images

Because we like making legends look dumb.

Incredibly, the 2-0 win over Russia in Euro ‘88 is still the Netherlands’ only major trophy. And just five years later, aged 28, the three-time Ballon d’Or winner’s career was essentially over because of ankle problems.

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