Those who have followed Mix Diskerud's career closely are unlikely to say the 28-year-old was ever the walk-on-water type, much less to go as far as calling him a saviour.
However, the coach of Diskerud's Ulsan Hyundai team, Kim Do-hoon, credited the player who has been nicknamed "Jesus" in the K-League with divine intervention after the one-time U.S. international scored a cheeky winner in their Asian Champions League match against Sydney FC on Tuesday.
In the AFC Champions League Ulsan Hyundai downs Sydney FC 1-0 thanks to a very nice 60th minute back-heel goal from American mid Mix Diskerud. Ulsan Hyundai are heading to the knockout stages after clinching Group H. Check out this goal from @MixDiskerud pic.twitter.com/Br6hPbrEKf— American Soccer Now (@ClassicASN) May 7, 2019
Diskerud's neat back-heel goal secured a...