West Ham, QPR, and ex-Spurs players react to Erik Lamela's wondergoal

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Tottenham Hotspur's Erik Lamela scored a terrific goal in the Europa League.

Erik Lamela scored an outrageous goal as Spurs beat Asteras Tripoli in the Europa League.

The Argentine international executed an immaculate Rabona shot from 20 yards out, crossing one leg behind the other to curl the ball into the net.

It was a goal straight off the training ground, and one most players would not even think of, let alone pull off. There will doubtless be wannabe footballers injuring themselves in Sunday league games just attempting it.

While players including Angel di Maria and Cristiano Ronaldo have both demonstrated such talents with crosses in La Liga football in recent seasons, the sight of a player actually scoring a Rabona shot is a real rarity.

His goal saw the terms Lamela and Rabona both trend on Twitter, with many fellow and ex-professionals using the social network to praise the winger's amazing goal:

 

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