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:
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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.