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The Best World Cup Goal Yet Has Made Meme History

By: Emilie Picillo - Published: Jun 17, 2014 • References: mashable and mashable
The greatest World Cup goal dives headfirst into Meme infamy thanks to Robin van Persie's insane header. He may just be considered a superhero now that the international soccer player is able to fly. The Dutch striker has scored the most impressive goal of the tournament so far with a diving header against Spain on June 13th.

The dazzling noggin-first shot helped the Netherlands secure a 5-1 win and a place for van Persie in Internet Photoshop history. The moment was immortalized over the weekend with images of van Persie inserted into space and dancing alongside dolphins.

The memes are absolutely hysterical, featuring the soccer player taken completely out of context and inserted into an astronaut cabin, floating alongside fairies with a trail of glitter and even made into a Twitter logo.