UEFA Champions League named today the winner of the goal of the season
@championsleague posted on their instagram page
Congratulations @christiono, Goal of the Season winner!
Ronaldo topped the poll with nearly 200,000 of the 346,915 votes 👏 👏 👏
C. Ronaldo’s bicycle kick of Real Madrid against Juventus in the champions league has been voted UEFA.com Goal of the Season.
He succeeds his new Juve colleague Mario Mandžukić, who won last year for goal against Madrid in the UEFA Champions League final, while Lionel Messi took the award in both 2014/15 and 2015/16.
The runner-up was Dimitri Payet’s goal in Marseille’s 5-2 UEFA Europa League defeat of RB Leipzig, while third place went to Eva Navarro’s goal for Spain in their Women’s U17 EURO final victory against Germany in Lithuania in May.
This year’s 11 nominees were selected by UEFA’s Technical Observers. Only goals registered in UEFA club or international fixtures were eligible for consideration.
The top three
1st: Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus 0-3 REAL MADRID) 197,496 votes
2nd: Dimitri Payet (MARSEILLE 5-2 RB Leipzig) 35,558 votes
3rd: Eva Navarro (Germany 0-2 SPAIN) 23,315 votes
UEFA.com Goal of the Season roll of honour
2018: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) v Juventus, 03/04/18
2017: Mario Mandžukić (Juventus) v Real Madrid, 03/06/17
2016: Lionel Messi (Barcelona) v Roma, 24/11/15
2015: Lionel Messi (Barcelona) v Bayern, 06/05/15
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