Zlatan Ibrahimovic illuminated a low-key night of international friendlies on Wednesday, scoring an audacious overhead kick from 30 yards to cap his four-goal display in Sweden's 4-2 win over England.
Ibrahimovic's one-man show in Stockholm - featuring what both his opponents and pundits hailed as one of the greatest goals seen in recent years - overshadowed two high-profile matches between fierce European rivals, with the Netherlands and Germany drawing 0-0 and France coming from behind to beat Italy 2-1 away.
The prolific Lionel Messi was kept scoreless as Argentina was held 0-0 in Saudi Arabia while Portugal, missing the injured Cristiano Ronaldo, surprisingly drew 2-2 in Gabon.
It was left to another of the world's leading strikers to take the plaudits, with Ibrahimovic's acrobatic strike with his back to goal described by England captain Steven Gerrard - who made his 100th international appearance as ''one of the best goals I've ever seen live.''
''When I saw the goalkeeper...