Register Login Live

Messi Makes History With Puskas Nomination

After being named among the 10 nominees for the 2019 Fifa Puskas Award, FC Barcelona and Argentina superstar Lionel Messi has made history.

Shock Report: Barca Faking Neymar Interest For Messi

The Puskas accolade is handed out to the individual who scored the best goal across all leagues and countries across the world in a single calendar year.

Messi, for his incredible chipped goal against Real Betis in LaLiga last season, is once again up for contention, though he has never actually won the prize.

According to GiveMeSport, the 32-year-old has now made history with his latest nomination as he has been considered for the award on seven occasions, more than any other player.

Breaking: Fifa Announce Shortlist For 2019 Puskas Award

Messi was first nominated in 2010 for a wonderful solo effort against Valencia, with his next nominations coming in 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016 and 2018.

Who do you think will win the award this year? Let us know in the comments section below. 

nextarticle

Pogba Misses Penalty As Man Utd Drop Points

2 comments

Top 5

Where Chiefs Will Play This Season

54 Sep 19, 2019 02:00 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The 10 Highest-Paid Players In The Champions League

1 Sep 19, 2019 07:30 AM in UEFA Champions League

Pitso Makes Shock Brockie Revelation

87 Sep 19, 2019 01:03 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

The Highest-Paid Player At Each EPL Club Revealed

16 Sep 15, 2019 07:15 PM in Cadbury

Bafana Drop One Spot On FIFA Rankings

4 Sep 19, 2019 10:37 AM in Bafana

The Highest-Paid Coaches At Afcon Revealed?

108 Jul 11, 2019 07:38 PM in AFCON 2019

The Highest-Paid Footballers In The World Today

13 Apr 02, 2019 12:30 PM in International