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West Ham fans reminisce on Paulo di Canio wonder goal anniversary

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West Ham have been reminiscing on on the 21st anniversary of Paulo di Canio’s wonder goal against Wimbledon. 

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 with a remarkable scissor-kick volley into the opposite corner from the edge of the area.

The Hammers went on to win the match with Frederic Kanoute the other Iron on the scoresheet, but it’s a match that will be best remembered for Di Canio’s moment of inspiration.

Here’s a pick of the reactions…

https://twitter.com/LozPhillips87/status/1375374096133984259

https://twitter.com/richiechapman8/status/1375359627655778305

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