Memphis Depay believes in himself. And others will too if he continues to score goals of the calibre of his first and second for Manchester United.
The Netherlands international arrived from PSV Eindhoven over the summer and the forward was quick to talk up his abilities and unafraid to show a little arrogance - particularly in his request for the famous number 7 jersey.
For a 21-year-old, that can be a risky approach.
But his goal in the Champions League play-off against Club Brugge to level the scores at 1-1 was brilliant - and his second was pretty special too.
Taking a quick pass from Michael Carrick with his back to goal, with one flick, Memphis had the ball over the head of a defender and was bearing down at goal. With three defenders in front of him and another couple nipping at his heels, the Dutchman meandered across the box before unleashing a low right-footed shot into the corner to open his account.
Before the first half was out, he had another. Cutting back onto his right foot, from just outside the box he curled it into the far corner.
Understandably, the internet reacted in a suitably impressed manner...
Whether it's Memphis or Depay that's one hell of a goal.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) August 18, 2015
Memphis Depay’s beautiful control and excellent finish. Start of things to come. https://t.co/vUqBp5hd1Q— Liam (@OffsideLiam) August 18, 2015
Great finish from Memphis Depay. Good response from #mufc.— Henry Winter (@henrywinter) August 18, 2015
#MemphisDepay: I have yet to see him play, but what a name! Sounds like a gunslinger from one of those old Western movies.— James Chikonamombe (@Zichivhu) August 18, 2015
Get in there Memphis depay what a bit of skill and lovely composed finish, great ball by Carrick too to redeem himself 1-1 game on #mufc— MrFlyingPigHD (@MrFlyingPigHD) August 18, 2015
It's the Memphis Show— Jay (@Chxcharito) August 18, 2015
Great goal from Memphis - worthy of the Man Utd no 7 shirt: http://t.co/LQSAMkBBYv— Montynero (@montynero) August 18, 2015
Memphis with a spectacular goal. This has been his half, two special goals. Well played. https://t.co/UDxLfYlzfs— Liam (@OffsideLiam) August 18, 2015
Imagine Memphis as the central striker, flanked by Mata and Pedro. Dangerous.— Musa Okwonga (@Okwonga) August 18, 2015
Memphis second goal even got Van Gaal off his seat, which is a feat in itself #MUFC— David McDonnell (@DiscoMirror) August 18, 2015
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