Firstly, what a wonderful way to start writing. Being able to say that one of the worlds best players plays for Manchester United is brilliant and with a performance like the one he produced against Germany, that’s exactly what he is.
Germany played with an inexperienced back line featuring young Dortmund duo Mattias Ginter and Erik Durm and it would be fair to say that they were both poor. In fairness, I don’t think many defenders, if any, would have had a good game against Ángel Di María in the scintillating form which he showed.
Argentina scored four goals, or rather, Di María assisted three goals and scored one with a beautiful dink over the keeper. Beautiful as his goal was, nothing beats his stunning ball over the top of the defence with the outside of his boot to Aguero. The precision and weight of the pass was fantastic, it’s an extremely hard technique to perform but Di María made it look easy, which is befitting a player of his class.
What does this mean for Manchester United? It means class, but always versatile class. Di María can play in the centre of midfield or on the wing, and in both positions he is world class. He can use his pace to outrun most full backs on the wing, or make a wonderful run from deep before stroking home a finish. He also emphasised his stamina too, a trait United have lacked in their team since Park played for us. He seemed as though he had only started the game even when he was finishing it. 100% commitment and fight throughout the entire game, that’s why United will love him. Above all he offers an abundance of creativity from deep and from wide, once again something United have lacked for years. He will create and score a variety of goals for Manchester United and he will surely endure himself as a fan favourite in no time.
Be careful, everyone. Our Super Noodle is coming.