You all know the old adage: Form is temporary, class is permanent.
That is what springs to mind when you see this video of Brazilian maestro, Kaka, rolling back the years for Orlando City SC with a simply sublime goal in their 3-1 win against West Bromwich Albion last night.
The Baggies were in Orlando to kick-off their tour of America and encountered the 2007 Ballon d’Or winner at his scintillating best.
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The Premier League side were leading the friendly 1-0 before the 2002 World Cup winner picked the ball up on the half-way line.
Reminiscent of his goal again Celtic in the Champions League, eight years ago, Kaka skipped past the Albion defence with ease using his pace and close control before smashing the ball into the bottom corner.
Admittedly the West Brom defence showed a little bit too much respect for the Brazilian, but for football fans it was moment to reminisce and remember a time when Kaka's close control and quick feet set the world alight.
The former AC Milan and Real Madrid midfielder may not be competing amongst Europe’s elite at the age of 33, but showed he still possess’ the skill that cemented him among the best creative midfielder of his generation.
Kaka's career was covered in glory: Helping his country to World Cup success in 2002, a Champions League winner’s medal, La Liga and Serie ‘A’ titles along with person success which included a Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year.
His career stalled somewhat following his €68.5 million move to Madrid, but his nine goals in 18 appearances for the MLS newcomers shows he still holds the ability that endeared him to the footballing world.
The Brazilian's goal was not the only 'screamer' last night. You can see both goals below...
SEE THE GOAL HERE
CARLOS RIVAS' STRIKE WAS QUITE SPECIAL
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