IT IS already being touted as "goal of the season" and more than 600,000 people have watched it online.
A long-distance, left-footed volley was buried in the net by Irish international Stephanie Roche (24) who thought a few friends would watch it on the internet.
But now hundreds of thousands have enjoyed the footage posted by her club Peamount United, from Newcastle, Dublin, following the match against Wexford Youths AFC (Ladies) on October 13.
It shows the soccer star controlling a tricky cross-ball with her back to the goal, then flicking it past her marker with her left foot and drilling a 20-yard shot into the top corner of the net.
Roche, from Shankill, Co Dublin, admitted feeling a mixture of delight and awe that former players such as Gary Lineker would rate her goal so highly.
"I hadn't scored this season yet and it was my first goal, so I was happy to score. I just thought that it was a good goal," she said of the now world-famous strike.
'Match of the Day' host Lineker, a former England centre-forward, said football fans "may be right" that it was the goal of the season.
ITV Sport queried: "Who thinks this stunner from (Roche) is the best goal scored anywhere this season?"
The 'Daily Telegraph' admitted it may not have seen a lot of games in the Bus Eireann Women's National League of Ireland but "we're reasonably sure Stephanie Roche of Peamount United has scored its best goal of the season".
Roche's skills were picked up "on the streets" of Shankill where she first played alongside the local boys.
And even if any of the top UK women's clubs now come calling she would be hard-pressed to leave Dublin: "I'm happy with Peamount and I want to win the league and I'm focusing on that. Hopefully I'll get a few more goals."
The publicity for the women's national league and her club has delighted the player, who is on an internship with the FAI to promote women's soccer.
For Peamount manager Eileen Gleeson, seen celebrating on the sidelines in the footage, the goal was an "out-of-body experience". "I knew straight away how good a goal it was. Everyone in the stand knew, the opposition knew," said Gleeson, whose side went on to win 6-1.
Many of the games are being recorded now for post-game analysis. Gleeson decided to upload the video to YouTube to show off the level of skills in the Irish women's league and the talent available.