Register Login Scores

World Cup 2018

Messi & Ronaldo Nominated For Best World Cup Goal

Despite superstars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo exiting the 2018 FIFA World Cup early, both forwards are among the nominees for scoring the best goal of the tournament!

Man Utd Transfer News: Five In, Five Out?

FIFA announced via their website that fans will be given the opportunity to vote for the best goal of the 2018 World Cup, an award that two of the best players in world football are competing for, among others such as France's Benjamin Pavard and Spain's Nacho Fernandez. 

Messi earned himself a nomination for his sublime strike against Nigeria in the group stage, after his run into the box was picked out by midfielder Ever Banega.

Take a look at Messi's goal:

Ronaldo is also a candidate for the award for his free-kick goal against Spain in Portugal's opening match of the competition. Not only did his late strike earn a point for his country, it also rounded off an incredible hat-trick for the player.

Take a look at Ronaldo's goal:

Here is the full list of nominations:

Nacho Fernandez (vs Portugal), Cristiano Ronaldo (vs Spain), Luka Modric (vs Argentina), Toni Kroos (vs Sweden), Lionel Messi (vs Nigeria) Juan Quintero (vs Japan), Nacer Chadli (vs Japan), Denis Cheryshev (nominated twice, vs Saudi Arabia and Croatia), Angel Di Maria (vs France), Benjamin Pavard (vs Argentina), Artem Dzyuba (vs Egypt), Adnan Januzaj (vs England), Jesse Lingard (vs Panama), Dries Mertens (vs Panama), Ahmed Musa (vs Iceland), and Ricardo Quaresma (vs Iran)

To vote for the best World Cup goal of 2018, click here!

Which strike do you think deserves to win the 2018 World Cup goal of the tournament? Let us know in the comments section below. 

Reports: Why Zidane Did Not Want Neymar At Real Madrid

12 Of The Greatest Players To Never Win A World Cup

Sundowns Player Ratings v AS Togo-Port


Top 5

Breaking: Chiefs Suspend Bobby!

78 Aug 04, 2020 04:09 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 South African-born Players Who Represented Other Countries

22 Jul 11, 2020 08:01 PM in African Football

10 Footballers Who Were Rich Before Football

9 Jul 24, 2020 07:16 PM in International

Yeye Picks Himself In Best Chiefs Team Of His Era

22 Aug 01, 2020 02:34 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Drogba Causes Stir In Ivory Coast

18 Aug 03, 2020 05:02 PM in International

Report: Juventus Beat Man Utd To EPL Star

4 Aug 02, 2020 11:31 AM in Serie A

Man Utd Unveil 2020/21 Home Kit

8 Aug 04, 2020 05:21 PM in Manchester United

Breaking: Chiefs Suspend Bobby!

78 Aug 04, 2020 04:09 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Kekana: We Won’t Cope Without The Fans

28 Aug 04, 2020 08:41 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

‘Pirates Played Good Football When He Was Here’

6 Aug 04, 2020 02:10 PM in Orlando Pirates

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch