Thu 5 Oct 2023, 15:59 · NUFCFEED

Must-watch: NUFC defender's hilarious reaction to opening goal of PSG demolition

Must-watch: NUFC defender's hilarious reaction to opening goal of PSG demolition
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Eagle-eyed X user Lee Forster has clipped a "priceless" reaction from TNT Sports 2's footage of Newcastle's 4-1 humbling of Paris Saint-Germain yesterday evening.

St. James' Park was almost overflowing with emotion throughout the 90 minutes, but it turns out it wasn't just the fanatical Magpies supporters in the stands who were kicking every ball with their heroes on the pitch.

One of those heroes was seemingly kicking every ball himself, even when he was absolutely nowhere near the action on the pitch, as Lee's footage below from X demonstrates:

That's our giant goalscoring left-back Dan Burn initially reacting to Alexander Isak's saved opportunity after Marquinhos' mistake, even mimicking the Swede's right-footed effort after Bruno Guimarães' interception.

Dejected by Gianluigi Donnarumma's outstanding save and left with his head in his hands, it isn't long at all before Burn is celebrating Miguel Almirón being first to the rebound and slamming the ball home.

Within a second he's off sprinting to join his teammates at the Leazes End, though little did he know he would be next to find the net. The celebrations for Burn's goal were even more massive than for Miggy's.

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The defender's powerful header against PSG was his fourth goal for the club, following his unforgettable Carabao Cup Quarter-Final opener against Leicester City, a crucial header against his former club Brighton in our penultimate home league game of the 2022/23 campaign, and the recent one he notched in the 8-0 win at Sheffield United.

Although the big man from Blyth had a few shaky moments in possession during the early stages of the contest with Luis Enrique's side last night, he dealt with the significant threat of Ousmane Dembélé admirably and didn't look out of place on the pitch alongside the likes of Kylian Mbappé, Randal Kolo Muani, and Achraf Hakimi.

He's come a long, long way since making his debut for Darlington in League Two 14 years ago and said himself when interviewed on TNT that he's just waiting for someone to wake him up from the dream he's currently living.