Dimitar Berbatov Scores Wonder Lob For Monaco

Dimitar Berbatov scores probably the coolest goal of the year

Even by the standards of Dimitar Berbatov – a player so nonchalant he sometimes plays like he's reading from a Quentin Tarantino script – this goal against Nice at the weekend was something special.

Collecting the ball inside the box from the tight angle with a defender and the goal keeper to beat, the Bulgarian simply shrugs a half volley lob into the far corner.

It's the act of a man who has realised he can't be bothered to try dribble into space or smash a low shot through their legs and has decided an act of magic would be less hassle

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He may not have been the success story Man United fans were hoping for, but oh how we sometimes miss the man for whom the word 'mercurial' seemed to have been invented.