An Irish tour de force scoring in Scotland

[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] Graham Carey's absolutely marvelous goal during St. Mirren’s 2-0 win over Hearts in the Scottish Premier League last Wednesday with both teams battling to avoid relegation ...

First, Manchester United hosts Real Madrid in the Champions League today, and if you haven't seen the beautiful three-minute retrospective on Cristiano Ronaldo’s time at Old Trafford included in our Game to Watch preview, you should. Here.

Today's stunning goal in Scotland would've impressed Cristiano himself, including damp weather, visible breath, and a left-footed midfielder whose first goal all season is one of my favorites all year.

Starting on the left wing, Carey races back to help dig out the ball, plays a great one-two flying back the other way, nutmegs a triaged opponent, plays it ahead, gets it back, and just as momentum is dying, the former Irish U-21 unleashes from outside forty yards, top corner.

A keeper with decent position is ultimately just an ornament at St. Mirren Park on Carey's end-to-end masterpiece…

1 comment about " An Irish tour de force scoring in Scotland".
  1. Andres Yturralde, March 5, 2013 at 1:05 p.m.

    Wow. Rack him.

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