HAMMARBY star Kennedy Bakircioglu is on his farewell tour – but he might have started his retirement party a tad early.
The cult hero, 37, came off the bench against Gothenburg with his side already 2-0 up and scored a stunning 30-yard free-kick.
And if his goal was brilliant, his celebration kicked things up a notch after he caught a beer thrown from the crowd and necked it.
Kennedy’s incredible celebration is all the more impressive in that a fan managed to throw a pint onto the field without spilling all the booze.
The midfielder – who will retire in January – told Swedish broadcaster C More: “It was a beer that was thrown in with joy.
“I managed to catch it and get a little bit. I thought it was awesome, a funny thing.
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“I’ve been waiting for this chance for a long time. I just hoped to come in and now I had to come in.
“I think it’s my third free kick goal against Gothenburg. It works well against Gothenburg.”
Kennedy’s advancing years have seen him struggle for game time but he took his opportunity with both hands yesterday.
The playmaker is fondly remembered by Championship Manager fans as a famous example of a video-game star who never quite hit the heights in real life.