We have already had numerous strong contenders for the best goal scored in 2013, based on various criteria such as distance, technique, visual appeal and quality of the assist.
But if other factors, such as the importance and significance of a goal, hold just as much sway then we may just have our winner already.
Tigre play in Argentina’s first division. In a Copa Argentina fixture on Thursday, they were expected to cruise through to the next round at home to fourth division minnows Juventus Antoniana, who have lost their opening two league games.
But 24-year-old striker Enrique Triverio took ‘the magic of the cup’ to a whole new level with the only goal of the game to send the underdogs through.
And what a goal it was.