Robin Van Persie scored what likely will end up being one of the best goals of the 2014 World Cup on Friday afternoon. His incredible header was the first of the tournament for The Netherlands and tied their match against Spain just before halftime.
Fans call Van Persie “The Flying Dutchman,” and now we all know why. Here’s another look at the goal:
Defenseman Daley Blind deserves just as much credit for the beautiful pass, but it will be Van Persie’s head that you see flying through the air over and over again throughout the rest of the World Cup.