which is basically a fancy name for 'goal of the year'
so fifa have chosen 10 goals based on the following criteria; 1) aesthetics, 2) the importance of the match, 3) the absence of luck or opposition mistakes, 4) fair play and 5) the goals must have been scored between July 2008 and July 2009.
It's now up to us to vote for our favourite! the ten goals are:
1. Emmanuel Adebayor - Villareal 1:1 Arsenal
2. Eliran Atar - Bnei Yehoda 1:1 Maccabi Netanya
3. Michael Essien - Chelsea 1:1 Barcelona
4. Grafite - Wolfsburg 5:1 Bayern Munich
5. Andres Iniesta - Chelsea 1:1 Barcelona
6. Luis Angel Landin - Morelia 1:1 Cruz Azul
7. Katlego Mphela - Spain 3:2 South Africa
8. Nilmar - Corinthians 0:1 Internacional
9. Cristiano Ronaldo - Porto 0:1 Manchester United
10. Fernando Torres - Liverpool 4:0 Blackburn Rovers
the winner will be unveiled at the FIFA world player of the year gala on 21 December where they will receive the FIFA Puskas Award trophy, with their name engraved upon it.
voting closes at 12 noon CET on Monday 14th December
So go HERE to see each goal and vote for your favourite goal!
tbh, all the goals are extremely good, but i'm still voting for nando :)