Lionel Messi, Argentina v Ecuador

After dribbling from the halfway line, he plays a neat one-two with Gonzalo Higuain before scoring with a first-time finish past the Ecuador goalkeeper Alexander Dominguez.

2 Jakub Blaszczykowski, Poland v Russia

Receives a slide-rule pass before cutting between two defenders and unleashing a left-foot shot beyond the keeper.

3 Lionel Messi, Argentina v Brazil

Another dribble, this time from the right flank, ends with a curling shot into the far corner to complete his hat-trick.

4 Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Sweden v France

Technically perfect turn and volley from just inside the penalty area to set Sweden on their way to their only win at Euro 2012.

5 David Trezeguet, River Plate v Almirante Brown

The former France forward, who is now 34, meets a headed pass on the edge of the penalty area with a finely placed left-foot volley into the bottom corner as River win the Argentinian second division title and secure promotion to the top flight.

Romarinho, Corinthians v Palmeiras

A neat one-touch passing move is finished off by a clever backheel from the 21-year-old Brazilian striker.