Alejandro Garnacho scored the late winner and hits the Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo iconic celebration.
Forcing Lionel Messi’s famous goal celebration, Alejandro Garnacho scored a thrilling 93rd-minute winner for Manchester United against Fulham.
After Dan James canceled out Christian Eriksen’s opening goal in the first half, Erik ten Hag substituted Garnacho with his team in need of a goal.
And the 18-year-old sensation did just that by scoring an incredible goal in the final seconds.
Eriksen and the Argentine starlet exchanged a few passes before the forward received an inviting pass from Eriksen.
At the very last moment, the young player raced onto the ball and poked it past Bernd Leno to secure all three league points.
Ten Hag watched with pleasure as he lost control of his excitement on the sidelines.
Garnacho performed Messi’s celebratory gesture against Real Madrid by holding up his shirt in front of the visiting Man United fans at Craven Cottage.
Online supporters of Garnacho think he will become a superstar after being praised for his goal against Fulham.
Alejandro Garnacho is Manchester United’s new star-boy, according to one Twitter user.
“This kid is something else,” another user tweeted.
He’ll be among the best players in the world in three years, I guarantee it, said a third confidently.
Following the 2-1 win, Bruno Fernandes praised Garnacho in high terms.
Garnacho is very talented, and his work ethic in combination with that talent makes a significant difference “He spoke to Sky Sports. “He has previously had a significant impact on us. We are extremely happy for him and confident that he will score goals, provide assists, and demonstrate the fun of football.
“Everyone seems to be noticing indications that [Garnacho can succeed completely]. Not because of his goals or assists, but rather because of the approach he takes. Nobody enjoys sitting on the sidelines, so his attitude when he leaves has been outstanding.”