The club’s official Twitter posted a clip of the striker with the hashtag ‘OnThisDay’ and supporters have been flocking to hark back and recollect their memories.
March 26 2000, the Italian maverick opened the scoring at the Boleyn Ground with a remarkable scissor-kick volley into the opposite corner from the edge of the area.
Here’s a pick of the reactions…
He was off the ground when he struck the ball show me a better volley
— Dave (@Dave83183170) March 26, 2021
Best premiership goal of all time ?
— Russell Carter ⚒ (@RC4HL) March 26, 2021
My my main memory of this goal was the collective gasp when they replied it on the big screens! @mattdrury4
— Graham Daubney (@GrahamDaubney) March 26, 2021
Outstanding. What a player