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Robin Van Persie flying header memorialized by mural in Brazil

By Evan Hilbert |

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Robin Van Persie honored by mural in Brazil. (Getty Images)

Netherlands striker Robin Van Persie scored one the best goals of this year's World Cup. It inspired a Twitter movement -- #persieing -- which even reached Holland's elderly set. And now, in Rio de Janeiro, the play is on display in the form of a mural.

And Van Persie himself approves.

So far no one has painted anything memorializing Arjen Robben's dive against Mexico in the Round of 16.

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