Currently impressing on-loan at Werder Bremen the winger grabbed the opening goal against Macedonia. Eden Hazard grabbed Belgium's second in a good night for Chelsea in Skopje, Macedonia.
As a vote of confidence in his Republic of Ireland players, the one that Giovanni Trapattoni delivered in the aftermath of this vital victory over Macedonia took some beating.
Happily for Giovanni Trapattoni and the Republic of Ireland, it was the visiting goalkeeper who 'had a Macedonia'.
Giovanni Trapattoni likes defensive experience and solidity.
A group of eight snowboarders, we wedged our boards and bags into a van in Belgrade last winter and set off on a two-week, 2,000km road trip around Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.