And Ryan Giggs was on hand to witness the shot, administering victory hugs afterwards.
In November 1994, Wales travelled to Georgia for a Euro '96 qualifier – and the hosts ran riot. What happened in Tbilisi that day would go down as one of the worst Welsh showings on the international stage.
In November 1994, Manchester United were thumped 4-0 by a team that I had neither heard of nor seen play. Their name was FC Barcelona, and they were truly magnificent.
There is no footballer the Premier League generation knows better than Ryan Giggs, yet the man remains a mystery, a complete stranger whose life has been laid bare.
While Manchester's rough sleepers try to self-organise and find shelter, the council – already unable to pay for help, thanks to government cuts – seems intent on banning any of their efforts.
Drawing on Manchester's long history of political radicalism, F.C. United of Manchester is daring to build a team that ignores the model of their money-obsessed peers.
Cafe Football is like Planet Hollywood for people who prefer Steve Bruce to Bruce Willis.