PHOTO: Robin van Persie embraces Louis van Gaal after stunning goal

Manchester United boss of the future and current star striker clearly on the same page.

Robin van Persie showed the world just how good his relationship with Dutch boss Louis van Gaal is, after scoring a stunning goal against Spain.

The striker leapt in to score what will go down as World Cup goal to rank among the greatest ever headers at the tournament, diving onto Daley Blind's pass to direct the ball over David de Gea.

Van Persie rushed towards the Dutch bench, to embrace Louis van Gaal who will take charge of his Manchester United side next season.

Holland recorded a memorable 5-1 win, with Van Persie adding to his tally in the second half, Stefan de Vrij scring, and Arjen Robben netting twice.

They are now strong favourites to win Group B, and avoid likely second round opponents Brazil. Spain will hope to bounce back against Chile and Australia, but the manner of the defeat will take some getting over.

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