Robin van Persie has admitted his wonder volley against Aston Villa at Old Trafford on Monday night was his best goal for Manchester United .
Sir Alex Ferguson believes the sublime strike, as Van Persie manoeuvred himself on to the end of a 50-yard pass from Wayne Rooney before rocketing a first-time effort past Brad Guzan deserves to clinch the goal-of-the-season prize.
It certainly should help the 29-year-old forward become the first player to clinch back-to-back Golden Boot awards given he is now one clear of Luis Suarez, who is unlikely to play again this season.
And whilst the Holland international accepts there was an element of good fortune about his goal, the former Arsenal man recognises it was a special strike.
"It is hard," Van Persie told MUTV.
"Maybe if you look at the day, the occasion and the importance of the goal it was my best one.
"It was a great pass from Wayne (Rooney) for a start.
"He had to spot my run because I went in front of Ron Vlaar.
"It was stra...