LAST NIGHT, THE Netherlands trounced Spain 5-1 in Brazil. But all the talk was of this incredible diving header by Robin van Persie:
It created what is likely to become one of the images of the tournament:
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Van Persie was swiftly named The Flying Dutchman. And the internet, needless to say, was not slow to react.
A giant Photoshop battle began.
It started simply enough:
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But rapidly escalated:
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This is our personal favourite:
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Let’s just not talk about the landing, eh?
Source: Business Insider