Xherdan Shaqiri and Marek Hamsik Feature As UEFA Announce Nominees For 2015/16 Goal Of The Season

Alan Duffy

26th, July 2016

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There’s nothing like a goal of the season competition to split opinion, and UEFA’s (not overly inspiring) list of 10 nominees for the 2015/16 gong is no exception.

The list includes a couple of crackers from this summer’s EURO 2016, including Xherdan Shaqiri’s outstanding bicycle kick against Poland and Marek Hamsik’s curling cracker against Russia. While Saúl Ñíguez’s dribbling wonder-goal for Atletico Madrid in the Champions League is also included.

Juventus new-boy Gonzalo Higuain gets the nod for a thumping strike against Legia Warsaw while, unsurprisingly, Leo Messi makes the cut. Although we’re not sure what a Futsal goal is really doing on the list!

Here’s the 10 nominees…

Marek Hamsik for Slovakia v Russia at EURO 2016

Ricardinho for Portugal v Serbia at the Futsal EURO 2016

Camille Abily for Olympique Lyonnais v SK Slavia Praha in the Women’s Champions League

Xherdan Shaqiri for Switzerland v Poland at EURO 2016

Saúl Ñíguez for Atletico Madrid v Bayern Munich in the Champions League

Stephan Lichtsteiner for Juventus v Borussia Mönchengladbach in the Champions League

Juan Cuadrado for Juventus v Bayern Munich in the Champions League

Gonzalo Higuain for Napoli v Legia Warszawa in the Champions League

Carles Aleñá for Barcelona v Roma in the UEFA Youth League

Lionel Messi for Barcelona v Roma in the Champions League

You can check them out in all their glory (and vote for your favourite) by clicking here.

The voting will stay open for almost a month, although surely it’s a toss-up between Shaqiri and Ñíguez?

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  1. Roman Scuka says:

    Hope Hamsik wins.Team #Slovakia❤

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