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WATCH: The best goal of the World Cup (so far)

by Erik Horne Published: June 13, 2014
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WHAT A BEAUTIFUL GOAL!! on Twitpic

Here’s your goal of the World Cup (so far), courtesy of Dutch striker Robin Van Persie in the first half against Spain.

Angle by glorious angle.

Sure, we’re only three games into the World Cup, but I’m guessing Van Persie’s goal will stand up as one of the best of the tournament considering the degree of difficulty and the opponent (defending World Cup champion).

It was the precursor to a 5-1 Dutch demolition of Spain. See all the goal carnage here.

by Erik Horne
Online Sports Editor
Erik Horne joined The Oklahoman as a sports web editor/producer in September 2013, following a five-year stint at The Ardmoreite (Ardmore) – first as a sports writer, then sports editor. At The Ardmoreite, Horne reported on everything from prep...
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