|Everything about this Dennis Bergkamp goal is marvelous: The lead up, a few sharp passes that settle the play, and the wonderful lofted switch by David Platt.
And then of course there’s the exquisite skill of Bergkamp, who is now joining the coaching ranks at Ajax, as he juggles the soccer ball not once but twice, first with the right foot and then the left foot, before cutting back inside to slot the ball home, as the defender, now almost foolishly, over runs the play. To top it off, this goal completed his hat trick in the game.
Leicester City 3-3 Arsenal, the game is from 1997 – Yeah, that’s Kasey Keller getting beat by Bergkamp, if you’re going to get beat then this isn’t a bad goal to get beat on.
Here’s a great quote from Dennis Bergkamp’s book: Stillness & Speed: My Story. How did Bergkamp become such an amazing soccer player? He spent time on his own with the soccer ball kicking it against the wall, juggling, trying to get better….
Celebrate club legend Dennis Bergkamp’s 46th birthday by watching his top five Premier League.