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Monday 18 December 2017

Kerry striker emulates Dennis Bergkamp's iconic goal

Irish soccer has produced another gem of a goal which is destined to become a viral sensation.

Mike Griffin, playing for CSKA Tralee,  produced a a turn and flick to match Denis Bergkamp's iconic goal for Arsenal against Newcastle during a game in the Kerry District League.

Bergkamp's goal against Newcastle in March 2002 left Irish goalkeeper snatching at air after he had bamboozled the Newcastle defence with an audacious flick.

Few have emulated this amazing feat but Mike Griffin has.

Griffin's strike comes after Stephanie Roche's amazing goal for Peamount United brought her global acclaim last month on social media.

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