First, three yards out, open goal. He can't possibly miss:
Next, great work from Franck Ribéry, neat cut back. He's eight yards out. All he has to do is pick his spot:
Edge of the area, license to shoot. Head over the ball, keep it down...
Trip over the ball, why not?
It would only be fair to end with an actual goal, by way of balance. Here, he bags a consolation for Stuttgart after being routed by FC Bayern (a one-yard tap-in, naturally). And what's the thanks he gets? A punch in the swingers:
Mario Gomez: That's Conference!
Here's to more in 2012.