Social media reacts to Rangers goal from Kemar Roofe that even had Chris Sutton applauding

Kemar Roofe’s goal caused a social media meltdown during a downpour in Wallon.

Rangers' Kemar Roofe celebrates - and so did social media (Photo by BRUNO FAHY/BELGA MAG/AFP via Getty Images)

The striker scored from his own half in the final minute of Rangers’ 2-0 win over Standard Liege – the first time Les Rouches have lost at home in Europe for 15 games.

The goal even had outspoken pundit Chris Sutton reaching for his Twitter account to congratulate the Rangers striker.

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@chris_sutton73: “What an unbelievable goal from Kemar Roofe.”

@DavidKerr43: “Dribbled the ball around three players whilst wading through a river of a pitch, looked up and lobbed the keeper from inside the Rangers half. European goal of the season! Beat that!”

@hamilton_16: “That roofe goal is surely the goal of the tournament the hold up play then the finish was brilliant.”

@Innes1690: “Announce Puskas award.”

Some were even more excited.

@Dee27871458: “That goal cannot be underestimated. It is one of the greatest goals in European history. He beats three men first. And then bangs it. Superb.”

Roofe caught Arnaud Bodart by surprise – and plenty others.

@Awake_At_4am: “I really thought he was just wasting time and kicking the ball away .... never did I ever expect this.”

@iainmacfadyen2: “Watched it live, thought he was kicking it to the corner flag. #greatgoal”

@DavidDunlop72: “When the Gaffer tells you to take the ball to the corner flag and Roofe has other ideas!! That was unbelievable!”

@AaronMRRFC95: “Everyone: Pitch is unplayable. Just go to the corner, run the clock down. Roofe: Hold my beer.”

Owen Edwards: “The keeper getting cramp trying to save it made it 100 times better, one of the best Rangers goals I have ever seen.”

@johnhen69867768: “I will never ever tire watching the keeper’s attempt to save. Comedy Gold.”

@DavidG188y1: “Final seconds of extra time on FIFA and your opponent has just scored an equaliser is the only time i thought you where allowed to shoot from there – obviously I was wrong.”

@ibroxrocks: “Doesn’t matter how wet it is, the Roofe is on fire.”

David Chandler: “What a goal from Roofe and Bassey was brilliant when he came on, captain Tav, nine in 10 games too! What a result.”

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