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Watch: Conor McLaughlin roasts two German stars with a double nutmeg

For most Northern Ireland fans, Josh Magennis' late goal was the highlight of the 3-1 defeat to Germany.

But for Man of the Match Conor McLaughlin, a piece of silky skill on the right flank must be right up there.

Michael O'Neill's men lit up the second half with a much-improved performance, dominating much of the play. Conor Washington clipped the bar before Josh Magennis went one better and flicked a header into the net - a just reward for their efforts.

And alongside that moment for sheer entertainment is this beauty from right-back McLaughlin as he nutmegs both Julian Draxler and Marvin Plattenhardt. No wonder he was Man of the Match. Have a look at this:

Maybe Barcelona made the wrong move when they 'bid for' his brother Ryan, eh? You haven't heard about that? Look at this:

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Northern Ireland's man-of-the-match Conor McLaughlin after Thursdays World Cup Qualifier at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park, Belfast. Photo by William Cherry/Presseye
 

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