The richest game in world soccer took place today with the Championship Playoff Final between Derby County and Queens Park Rangers. The winner of the game didn’t win a trophy necessarily, but something much more valuable – the 20th spot in next year’s English Premier League season.
With the score tied 0-0 in the 90th minute, QPR’s Bobby Zamora struck the match winner after a poor clearance. QPR had been playing much of the second half a man down thanks to a red card with Derby County dominating the majority of play. Perhaps that’s why the BBC London radio call was so apoplectic and amazing.
And even though it’ll likely be taken down, here’s the video of the goal: