It’s the final day of your club’s league and you need a win to clinch the title. There’s no better time to score your first goal, is there?
Not many players find themselves in that situation, but 35-year-old River Plate veteran Cristian Ledesma did on Sunday. Now, it wasn’t the only goal scored in the match – River beat Quilmes 5-0 to snag the title – but it was certainly the most impressive. In his third stint with the club (first signed in 1999), Ledesma finally broke through with this rocket from distance.
It may be the midfielder’s first (and possibly only) goal he scores for River, but it’s certainly one he won’t forget.
Especially since he got to cap the night off like this: