VIDEO: MESSI’S STRIKE VS NIGERIA NOMINATED FOR FIFA’S PUSKAS AWARD

VIDEO: MESSI’S STRIKE VS NIGERIA NOMINATED FOR FIFA’S PUSKAS AWARD

Mercurial Lionel Messi is one of the 10 goal-scorers shortlisted for the Puskas Award as finalists of The Bests” were unveiled in London this Monday.

The strike that put him on the sheet was the first half goal he scored against Nigeria in the World Cup match played in Saint Petersburg in Russia.

Others shortlisted for the goal scorers’ award are Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah.

The prize is given to the best goal scored in a season, and a total of 10 players are set to battle for the gong, with the likes of Benjamin Pavard and Ricardo Quaresma also nominated.

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