Released by Aston Villa in 2009, fans react on Twitter as Zoltan Stieber nets for Hungary

Hungary's Zoltan Stieber scores their second goal

Aston Villa allowed Zoltan Stieber to leave the club on a free transfer in 2009.

Hungary's Zoltan Stieber scores their second goalHungary's Zoltan Stieber scores their second goal

Zoltan Stieber scored a superb goal for Hungary at Euro 2016 as they beat Austria 2-0.

His excellent chip sealed the win in their opening match, their first major tournament since World Cup 1986.

Seeing Stieber score also proved a blast from the past for Aston Villa fans, who remember him from his time at the club between 2005 and 2009.

Zoltan Stieber - Aston Villa YouthZoltan Stieber - Aston Villa Youth

Aston Villa's Zoltan Stieber in action against Walsall's Edrissa SonkoAston Villa's Zoltan Stieber in a pre-season friendly

He signed with Villa as a teenager, and was highly rated, winning accolades in their academy but never quite making the step into the first team.

Stieber was allowed to leave on a free transfer and after trials with Norwich and Blackpool, he signed with German side Koblenz.

The winger has gone onto establish himself in the Bundesliga and plays for Hamburg, while establishing himself as a key member of the Hngarian national side over the past year.

Hungary's Zoltan Stieber celebrates after scoring their second goalHungary's Zoltan Stieber celebrates after scoring their second goal

His well taken goal was a reminder of his talent, and the 27-year-old provided a reminder of what might have been, at Aston Villa.

Here is a look at the reaction on Twitter to his strike...

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