Just a quick follow up on Mancini’s awesome goal, he was quoted in Italian sports paper as saying ” I just got the ball and did the samba.” His samba goal, according to said paper, has created a blaze of crazy adoration in mezzo del mondo, especially in Brazil. The excitement is much like the excitement from few years ago when he scored witha ridiculously cheeky and precision heel-flick, that earned him the nickname “tacco di Dio,” or heel of God. A reference, of course, to Maradona’s Hand of God.
It’s also a ridiculously awesome goal.