Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen has said he believes Erik Lamela's stunning "Rabona" strike against Asteras Tripolis should already have won him the Puskas award for the best goal of 2014.
Lamela, 22, planted his right leg and wrapped his left foot around it to strike the ball into the far corner for Spurs' second goal in Thursday's 5-1 Europa League victory at White Hart Lane.
It will be Erik Lamela's first half strike that will be remembered. A perfect rabona with his left leg curled behind his right from the edge of the area that had the White Hart Lane crowd first open-mouthed and then on its feet. There won't be a better goal scored all season.
Tottenham manager, Mauricio Pochettino, though, will take far more pleasure from the 5-1 victory over Greek side Asteras Tripoli, that not only puts his side in pole position to qualify for the knockout stages of the Europa...