It’s that time of the year again, where we have the pleasure of looking at some really, really lovely goals from around the world and picking out our favourite.
The 11-player shortlist as always features a collection of sublime efforts, from thunderous volleys to inspired pieces of individual brilliance.
? Nominees: FIFA #Puskás Award— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) November 25, 2020
?? Shirley Cruz
?? Giorgian De Arrascaeta
??????? Jordan Flores
?? André-Pierre Gignac
??????? Sophie Ingle
?? Zlatko Junuzović
?? Hlompho Kekana
?? Son Heungmin
?? Leonel Quiñónez
?? Luis Suárez
??????? Caroline Weir
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Created in 2009 to honour the late Ferenc Puskás, captain and star of the Hungarian national team during the 1950s, the FIFA Puskás Award is awarded to the player adjudged to have scored the best goal of the year.
You can watch all 11 below.
Giorgian De Arrascaeta
Sure, all of these are good, but have you seen Robert Gabriel Asăvoaei’s scorpion kick for Miroslava from the Romanian third tier?
While we may be a little disheartened that our new favourite player hasn’t got a mention, you can vote for your winner on the FIFA website here.
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