By Chris Wright
The exquisite volley scored by 18-year old Juan Agudelo to cap off New York Red Bulls’ 4-0 victory over DC United last night was compared by commentator John Harkes to Thierry Henry’s (who is now a teammate of Agudelo at NY) mercurial strike for Arsenal against Manchester United back in the Year of our Lord, 2000.
Compare and contrast…
Good effort from the boy Agudelo, but it’s not even in the same class. Everything about Henry’s goal was far more impressive – the fluid touch, the stage, the technique, the distance, etc.
Speaking of Henry, after a few fallow months, the Frenchman has finally started to hit a bit of form for his current employers – helping himself to a brace and an assist earlier on during Red Bull’s sound thrashing of DC.