The 2007 scourge of Manchester United scores on 100th cap

Former Coventry City star Michael Mifsud scored on his 100th cap for Malta on Friday night.

Yesterday saw Malta striker Michael Mifsud make his 100th appearance for his nation during the 4-1 defeat to the Czech Republic in Valetta - and he capped the performance with a goal to celebrate.

Before the game he spoke to the Times of Malta about the excitement he felt at being able to play 100 games for his nation:

‘’It’s an honour and a great satisfaction. Every player wants to reach 100 appearances for the national team but for me it’s a game like the others. I’m thinking about it like I do before every match and I will go out on the pitch to give my 100 per cent as I always do.”

But scoring on his 100th cap, may have been something too story-book, even for a man who should be used to it.

If the name is ringing resemblance with you, then you are probably either a Coventry City or Manchester United supporter.

The striker spent two seasons with Coventry between 2007 and 2009 - and wrote himself into m folklore with a League Cup performance against United in 2007.

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Mifsud, who was a boyhood United fan and even had a failed trial at the club, scored two goals at Old Trafford to dump the giants out of the League Cup…

Mifsud recently signed for A-League side Melbourne Heart, and the 32-year-old will be buzzing to make an impact in Australia.

And will go into his new life in the Southern Hemisphere in high spirits - despite the heavy defeat at the hands of Petr Cech and co.

Do you remember the game where Mifsud stole the show?

image: © Ben Sutherland

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