Retro Football: Young Jan Vertonghen Attempts Fair Play, Scores Accidental 60-Yard Wonder Goal, 2006 (Video)

Chris Wright

13th, September 2012


By Chris Wright

In which a young (as in ‘technically younger than he is right now’) Jan Vertonghen, aged 19 and of Ajax, attempts to do the decent thing and play a sporting ball back to the SC Cambuur ‘keeper from the touchline following a stoppage in play – only to accidentally hoof one into the top corner from 50+ yards away…

“Sorry! My mistake!”

Cheers to Pies fan Rich Marley for the tip-off.