Giuseppe Rossi almost scored a wondergoal on his Levante debut (Video)

giuseppe rossi vs las palmas, jan 2016

It was so nearly the fairy tale start that Levante fans dreamed of when they heard the club had signed Giuseppe Rossi on loan from Fiorentina until the end of the season.

The Italian-American forward came off the bench in the second half of the club’s 3-2 home win over Las Palmas and so nearly got on the score-sheet himself with a wondergoal.

Picking up a defender’s misplaced pass, Rossi hurdled over one defender’s challenge before flicking the ball over the head of the last man and racing towards goal where the move was foiled by the spoilsport goalkeeper. Boo.

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