08/17/2013 05:01 pm ET

Robin Van Perise Goal: Manchester United Striker Scores Golazo vs. Swansea (VIDEO/GIF/PHOTOS)

Robin Van Persie made certain that the David Moyes Era got off to a flying start.

The Manchester United striker opened the scoring against Swansea in the new manager's first game in charge with this incredible, acrobatic goal. After controlling a speculative, looping ball from Ryan Giggs with his chest in the heart of the Swansea penalty area, the 30-year-old Dutch star conjured a moment of individual brilliance and a 1-0 lead for the defending champions.

GIF: RVP Scores Wonder Goal

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For several more angles on this sterling strike, here is a frame-by-frame look at Persie as he contorts himself in the air.

6 Photos Of 1 RVP Golazo

Van Persie would add a second goal in the second half as Manchester United went on to win 4-1.