Cristiano Ronaldo has won the UEFA.com Goal of the Season award for 2017/2018 with his overhead kick for Real Madrid against his current club, Juventus.
The stunning strike topped the poll with nearly 200,000 of the total 346,915 votes, according to UEFA.com.
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.
See the UEFA.com Goal of the Season roll of below:
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
This year’s 11 nominees were selected by UEFA’s Technical Observers, with one for each of the main UEFA competitions were been active over the past 12 months. Only goals registered in UEFA club or international fixtures were eligible for consideration.
See videos of the top three goals here:
1st: Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus 0-3 REAL MADRID) 197,496 votes
UEFA Champions League quarter-finals first leg, 03/04/18
UEFA Technical Observers verdict: An extraordinary display of technique and athleticism.
2nd: Dimitri Payet (MARSEILLE 5-2 RB Leipzig) 35,558 votes
UEFA Europa League quarter-finals second leg, 12/04/18
UEFA Technical Observers verdict: An outstanding dribble and shot with the outside of the foot at an important moment in the tie.
3rd: Eva Navarro (Germany 0-2 SPAIN) 23,315 votes
UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship final, 21/05/18
UEFA Technical Observers verdict: Beautiful curling shot after nimble footwork to beat defenders.