The Puskas award goes to the individual that scored the best goal in the year under review. FIFA has disclosed the list of all the players who are deemed fit to compete for the goal of the year award for 2021.
The award will determine the best goal that was scored during the course of this year.
This honourary individual award has been rewarded to many great players over the years with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Mohamed Salah, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic included.
The winner of this prestigious trophy in 2020 was Tottenham’s, Heung-min Son.
So far this year, many noteworthy goals have been scored by various performers from different competitions across the world. So, let’s take a look at the athletes who could win the Puskas Award for 2021.
|Luiz Diaz||Brazil vs Colombia||June 23, 2021|
|Gauthier Hein||Chamois Niortais FC |
vs AJ Auxerre
|April 10, 2021|
|Erik Lamela||Arsenal vs Tottenham||March 14, 2021|
|Valentino Lazaro||Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs |
|November 8, 2020|
|Riyad Mahrez||Zimbabwe vs Algeria||November 16, 2020|
|Sandra Owusu-Ansah||Kumasi Sports Academy |
Ladies FC vs Supreme Ladies FC
|May 8, 2021|
|Vangelis Pavlidis||Willem II vs Fortuna Sittard||May 16, 2021|
|Daniela Sanchez||Queretaro FC vs Atletico de San Luis||January 16, 2021|
|Patrik Schick||Czech Republic vs Scotland||June 14, 2021|
|Mehdi Taremi||Chelsea vs Porto||April 13, 2021|
|Caroline Weir||Manchester City WFC vs |
Manchester United WFC
|February 12, 2021|
Voting for this award can be done on FIFA’s official website, and it will be closed at midnight on December 10, 2021. Whereas, the winners of all the FIFA awards will be announced at an online ceremony on January 17 next year.