Mertens, Januzaj and Chadli nominated for Goal of the world cup

Dries Mertens, Adnan Januzaj and Nacer Chadli are on the shortlist of 18 candidates for the most beautiful goal of the world cup in Russia, which finished yesterday. Until Monday, 23 July supporters on the website or official app of the FIFA vote on their favorite goal.

Nacer Chadli © Belga Image

Dries Mertens bagged a nomination in the wait thanks to his clever lob in one time in the farthest corner on the Panamanian goalkeeper in Belgium-Panama (3-0), the first goal of the Red Devils at the world cup.

Adnan Januzaj is also eligible with his klasseflits against England (1-0), the only hit of that party. With a beautiful feint, he put Rose on the wrong leg, then he beat the keeper Pickford knocked with a staircase in the upper-left corner.

The third Belgian goal on the list is the winning hit in injury time from Nacer Chadli in the eighth final against Japan (3-2), after a perfectly executed counter. After a corner kick launched Courtois De Bruyne, who is on the corridor that went on right Meunier found. His ball ended up using a o, z Lukaku in Chadli. He provided the Belgians with a binnentikker the delirium.


For the fourth consecutive world cup allowed fans to vote on the Goal of the Tournament. In 2006, the Argentine Maxi Rodriguez the first award. Four years later, the Uruguayan Diego Forlan in the prices. In 2014 was the Colombian James Rodriguez, the most beautiful world cup goal.

Belgium and the host country are the only two teams with three nominations. The Russian Denis Good is the only player with two goals on the list shines.

Further, under other the free-kick from the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo against Spain (3-3), the fantastic shot distance of the Brazilian Philippe Coutinho against Switzerland (1-1) and the beautiful control and the diagonally shot from the Argentinian Lionel Messi against Nigeria (2-1 victory for Argentina).

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