Jordan Flores' wonderstrike was bound to make a world-wide impact the moment it left his foot like a rocket, bound for the top corner of the goal.  

It’s a testament to the quality of the nets and stanchions at Tallaght Stadium that the ball isn’t still travelling around the globe.

Dundalk, the current League of Ireland champions, will talk about dropping points against their rivals Shamrock Rovers but this goal will live on for years.

The Englishman’s technique as he raised his left foot head-high and caught Michael Duffy’s pinpoint corner flush is still barely believable after multiple views.

The goal had been viewed over three million times on RTÉ Sport’s social media channels by Saturday afternoon and is still spreading.

Sky Sports News called it a "wonder-volley" and have featured it on their Saturday bulletins. 

"It's the kind of volley Zinedine Zidane would have been proud of," they said of the goal from the SSE Airtricity League. 

The France Football website site named it "La folle reprise de volée" - "The crazy volley."

FIFA have already tipped it for the Puskas Award, given to the best goal of the year.

The Sky Sports Soccer Saturday panel was also impressed with the bullet strike.  

Former Celtic and Arsenal forward Charlie Nicholas said: "It reminds me of [Robin] van Persie's goal against Charlton [for Arsenal in 2006], it was that type of technique. What a strike!"

Paul Merson said: "Oh, that is unreal, that's one of the best goals I’ve seen."

Meanwhile, Spanish sports daily AS claimed that "The 2020 Puskas Award has just been 'won' by Dundalk's Jordan Flores."

The Sun newspaper in England also hailed the former Wigan and Blackpool midfielder’s strike, saying it "will be on end-of-season highlight reels across the globe."