Henrikh Mkhitaryan Reveals The Best Goal He Has Scored In His Football Career
He is sure enjoying his new club, Manchester United.
The Armenian international, who returned from injury to take his place on the substitutes bench for the Premier League encounter, replaced Jesse Lingard in the 62nd minute and immediately changed the game.
Linking up well with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Mkhitaryan acrobatically met the Swede’s cross with a ‘scorpion kick’ to baffle Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and seal a 3-1 victory at Old Trafford.
That was the best goal I’ve ever scored, Mkhitaryan told MUTV.
I was very excited. The first thing I did was look at the assistant and I saw it was not ruled as offside so I just started to celebrate, he added.
I was expecting the ball to be in front of me and then I realised I was in front of it.
As the ball was behind me, the only thing I could do was a backheel so I did that and I succeeded.