“That was certainly one of those moments”

On the day that the Republic of Ireland face Germany in Euro 2016 qualification, it is only right to reminisce on that moment when 21-year-old Robbie Keane snatched a draw from Die Mannschaft at the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Japan. Ironically, the goal itself represents an enduring victory for the reviled ‘Route One’ brand of football but, when all […]

Tremendous skill by Keane

A ball is lofted high into the area. Robbie Keane spots the pass and sets forth, determined. His run is timed perfectly; he’s got time and an abundance of space as the ball drops into his feet. What happens next is truly magnificent. Sensing the imminent threat of Tijuana’s defenders as they close in, Keane contorts his body. He appears […]