There is certainly nothing wrong with reaching success in a standard, uniform manner. For one team in Belfast though, utilizing an unconventional method to score a goal brought more than just a successful win—it created worldwide recognition.
In one soccer match, Glentoran striker Matty Burrows utilized his fancy footwork to score a goal that quickly became a sports phenomenon. Below is the short clip of the sensational play (direct link):
Burrows’ unique ability to achieve success in such an unexpected way did more than just win the game, it brought positive attention to his league. When asked about the million hits the video received on YouTube, he admitted:
It’s not often that Irish League football gets a mention on such a scale so I am happy that I have been able to give Glentoran, and our league a bit of a lift.
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