Video: West Brom cult hero Zoltan Gera scores crucial away goal in Europa League tie

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The playmaker is now back playing in Hungary for Ferencvaros.

There is little doubt that Zoltan Gera remains something of a cult hero at West Bromwich Albion. He spent seven years at the club over two spells, with a stint at Fulham in between, playing 187 games and scoring 29 goals for the club.

The Hungarian, who arrived at the club from Ferencvaros in his homeland back in 2004, is now back with his former club.

The 36-year-old joined the Hungarian giants in 2014, ten years after leaving for England, and last season he played 31 games for the club, scoring four goals.

He was expected to hang up his boots this summer. After an injury struck career and given his advanced years, nobody would blame him.

But he remains and in the first game of the new season, a UEFA Europa League qualifier against Dutch side Go Ahead Eagles, he proved that class is ageless.

He netted the opening goal in Deventer as the Hungarian side grabbed a vital away goal for the second leg in Budapest.

Go Ahead scored an equaliser, Bart Vriends netting on the brink of half-time, but a 1-1 away result for Gera and Ferencvaros means they are now in the driving seat.

West Brom fans will hope he can guide his side to a European run.

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