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No One Noticed This Record Breaking Premier League Moment The Other Week

No One Noticed This Record Breaking Premier League Moment The Other Week

Featured Image credit: Sky Sport/Dream Team FC

Poor Gareth Barry. This past Sunday, Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the 25,000th goal in Premier League history and everyone spent the entire day talking about it. A week earlier, meanwhile Barry became the first ever Premier League player to take 25,000 touches of the ball and no one batted an eyelid.

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Granted, 25,000 Gareth Barry touches aren't exactly as exciting as 25,000 goals, but still, you'd think some busy, eagle eyed statto would have noticed it and delivered a modicum of fanfare for the Everton midfielder.

Gareth Barry
Gareth Barry

History is made! (Image credit: Sky Sports/Dream Team FC)

In the most Gareth Barry moment ever, he broke the record by taking a short corner in injury time to wind the clock down, during Everton's 2-0 victory over West Ham at Goodison Park.

Well done, Gareth. Here's to another 25,000 touches.

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Topics: Football, Premier League, Everton

 

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