In the wake of Spain’s 5-1 demolition at the hands of Netherlands, the wonder goal from Van Persie that kick started the rout did not take long to go viral over the internet as the flying header from the Manchester United striker has been lauded with GIFs and memes all over the social media. A superbly executed finish from the Dutchman has made him the darling of web users as we bring to you 11 of the best memes of his fantastic flying header against Spain.
Red Bull does make you fly
We all know what Red Bull ads are all about. But was that the drink Van Persie had in his locker room? How else can you explain those wings?
WWE superstar RVP
Fans chant ‘R V P’ ‘R V P’ as Van Persie jumps off the top rope to deliver a Five-Star Frogsplash on Triple H.
Van Persie with his friend Peter Pan
Robin Van Persie floats in the skies with Peter Pan, Wendy and friends.
Van Persie in Gravity
Looks like George Clooney will not be returning for the sequel of the movie Gravity as Sandra Bullock will have a new partner in space.
Batman and Robin Van Persie
A flying Van Persie as Batman’s sidekick Robin. But who needs Batman when you have Robin?
Persie The Redeemer
Van Persie over the highest point in Brazil guiding his team as Christ the Redeemer.
Don't fly away Spain
This hilarious image takes a dig at the humiliated Spanish team. Van Persie is projected as flying beside the team plane asking them to wait as it was only their first game.