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Goals like this are why people used to think Nani was good

It seems like he hasn’t done anything like this in a few years.

NANI WAS BASICALLY run out of Man United as fans of the club lambasted him for his poor showing under David Moyes.

He is plying his trade at his old club Sporting Lisbon now and while it might be a little presumptive to say ‘He’s back, baby!’, this goal from Sporting’s 3-1 win over Maribor is pretty damn good

The strike doubled the Lisbon club’s lead in the 35th minute after Cardoso Mane opened the scoring.

Maribor were handed a route back into the game before the break with Nascimento’s own goal, but Slimani struck 25 minutes from time to seal the three points.

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