Giroud: “I had maximum luck” on scorpion-kick stunner
There is no sensible reason Olivier Giroud should be so modest about the stunning scorpion-kick goal he scored Sunday (WATCH HERE) in Arsenal’s 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace, but he’s really taking his goal of the season/year in stride.
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Speaking in his post-game television interview, Giroud claimed he benefited from “maximum luck,” and was quick to credit Manchester United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan for the inspiration just six days after the Armenian scored his unbelievable scorpion kick on Boxing Day — below quotes from the BBC:
As for Arsene Wenger, he put Giroud’s goal on par with the very best of Dennis Bergkamp and Thierry Henry. Decent company, those two are: