A football fan watching a rerun of the classic Argentina vs England match from the 1998 World Cup ‘caught’ the ball and then threw it back into the TV.
In this TikTok, he uses a spot of visual trickery to make it look like Gabriel Batistuta’s shot has flown out of the screen and towards him sitting on the couch.
ON THIS DAY: In 1998, an 18-year-old Michael Owen scored one of the greatest World Cup goals for England vs Argentina pic.twitter.com/EUAPsCrVt0
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He then throws it back for Ariel Ortega to catch and take a throw-in, which could arguably go down as a continuity error.
The knockout round match in Saint-Étienne saw Glenn Hoddle’s Three Lions side bow out on penalties but is fondly remembered for Michael Owen’s magnificent solo goal.