Some were surprised when Thiago Alcantara switched life in sunny Barcelona for the physically demanding experience of the Bundesliga, but the young Spaniard has been on an excellent run of form since moving to Bavaria.
And after scoring this outstanding last-minute scissor kick Vs Stuttgart last night, we can’t imagine that Thiago is missing his old life back in Catalonia.
By Stuart Hynd – @supers0nic_
Thiago struggled to make any lasting impact during his time at Barcelona with seasoned veterans, Xavi and Iniesta, understandably ahead of him in the pecking order.
But it was the 22-year-old midfielder who stole the show last night with Munich drawing 1-1 in stoppage time, scoring a sensational goal that the even the World Cup-winning duo would be bragging about this morning.
With the Bundesliga champions struggling to create chances in the absence of Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben, it fell to Thiago to save Bayern blushes by dropping points at relegation candidates Stuttgart – and he did so in some style: