There have been almost countless odes to Stefan Frei’s save that allowed the Seattle Sounders to win their first-ever MLS Cup. But we’ve yet to see what it would have looked like if it were played on the original Nintendo (or similar generation game console) until now:
Finally finished my @Stefan24Frei's extra time save piece. What a moment! #Sounders #8bitsoccer pic.twitter.com/6DHS6uPf3K— 8bit-Football.com (@8bitfootball) December 16, 2016
8bit-Football, in case you didn’t know, has been making pixelated pictures of some of soccer’s greatest moments for a few years. It’s too early to know just how famous of a moment Frei’s save will ultimately end up being, but it certainly has a place in our hearts.