This guy. And all his mates. This week. Cannot wait. #COYG
Bergkamp’s insouciance only adds to its legendary status. Few would have pulled off such a nonchalant finish after producing a breathtaking piece of skill. Many would have fluffed their lines but not Bergkamp. He steadies himself after spinning the ball, displaying impressive strength to hold off Dabizas after turning, before coolly side-footing past a helpless Given. “Usually when you do something amazing you get carried away,” Henry said. “How many times did you see a guy do a great control and then rush the finish? Dennis did something amazing but then stayed composed. That’s the difference between great players and normal players.”
Twenty-five years on, and lessons remain unlearned. Remarkable.
In the end it was cracking game of football between two teams who have their flaws but overall I think there are signs of encouragement for us. If we can cut out this conceding from the first chance thing, the fact we bossed the game for the most part is something we can take real heart from.
Students rushed the field in celebration, jubilation setting in after their team survived swings in momentum that, over the previous two years, would have almost surely ended with a Virginia defeat.
‘We were supposed to hold them back,’ one Scott Stadium security guard said. ‘But I wanted to run out there myself.’